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SymGetTypeFromName function

Retrieves a type index for the specified type name.

Syntax


BOOL WINAPI SymGetTypeFromName(
  _In_     HANDLE hProcess,
  _In_     ULONG64 BaseOfDll,
  _In_     PCTSTR Name,
  _Inout_  PSYMBOL_INFO Symbol
);

Parameters

hProcess [in]

A handle to a process. This handle must have been previously passed to the SymInitialize function.

BaseOfDll [in]

The base address of the module.

Name [in]

The name of the type.

Symbol [in, out]

A pointer to a SYMBOL_INFO structure. The TypeIndex member contains the type index.

Return value

If the function succeeds, the return value is TRUE.

If the function fails, the return value is FALSE. To retrieve extended error information, call GetLastError.

Remarks

To retrieve information about the type, pass the type index to the SymGetTypeInfo function.

All DbgHelp functions, such as this one, are single threaded. Therefore, calls from more than one thread to this function will likely result in unexpected behavior or memory corruption. To avoid this, you must synchronize all concurrent calls from more than one thread to this function.

To call the Unicode version of this function, define DBGHELP_TRANSLATE_TCHAR.

Requirements

Redistributable

DbgHelp.dll 5.1 or later

Header

Dbghelp.h

Library

Dbghelp.lib

DLL

Dbghelp.dll

Unicode and ANSI names

SymGetTypeFromNameW (Unicode) and SymGetTypeFromName (ANSI)

See also

DbgHelp Functions
SYMBOL_INFO
SymGetTypeInfo

 

 

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