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DispatchWrapper Class

Wraps objects the marshaler should marshal as a VT_DISPATCH.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

[SerializableAttribute]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public sealed class DispatchWrapper

Use to wrap objects the marshaler should marshal as a VT_DISPATCH. This wrapper will force objects to be marshaled out as VT_DISPATCH. If the object does not support IDispatch then an exception will be thrown.

void MyMethod(Object o);
 Object o = new MyObject;
 MyMethod(o); //passes o as VT_UNKNOWN
 MyMethod(new DispatchWrapper(o)); //passes o as VT_DISPATCH

For more information on VT_DISPATCH, please see the existing documentation for VARENUM::VT_DISPATCH in the MSDN library.

System.Object
  System.Runtime.InteropServices.DispatchWrapper

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98, Windows CE, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

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