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IDesktopGadget interface

Exposes a method that allows the programmatic addition of an installed gadget to the user's desktop.

Members

The IDesktopGadget interface inherits from the IUnknown interface. IDesktopGadget also has these types of members:

Methods

The IDesktopGadget interface has these methods.

MethodDescription
RunGadget

Adds an installed gadget to the desktop.

 

Remarks

When to Implement

An implementation of this interface is supplied in Windows as CLSID_DesktopGadget. Third parties do not provide a implementation.

When to Use

Use this interface to run a gadget. A running gadget is displayed on the desktop. This action is often taken at the end of a gadget or application's installation.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

DLL

Sbdrop.dll

See also

Introduction to the Gadget Platform

 

 

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