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GuidAttribute Class

Supplies an explicit System::Guid when an automatic GUID is undesirable.

System::Object
  System::Attribute
    System.Runtime.InteropServices::GuidAttribute

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

[AttributeUsageAttribute(AttributeTargets::Assembly|AttributeTargets::Class|AttributeTargets::Struct|AttributeTargets::Enum|AttributeTargets::Interface|AttributeTargets::Delegate, Inherited = false)]
[ComVisibleAttribute(true)]
public ref class GuidAttribute sealed : public Attribute

The GuidAttribute type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGuidAttributeInitializes a new instance of the GuidAttribute class with the specified GUID.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyTypeIdWhen implemented in a derived class, gets a unique identifier for this Attribute. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public propertySupported by the XNA FrameworkValueGets the Guid of the class.
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  NameDescription
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkEqualsInfrastructure. Returns a value that indicates whether this instance is equal to a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodIsDefaultAttributeWhen overridden in a derived class, indicates whether the value of this instance is the default value for the derived class. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkMatchWhen overridden in a derived class, returns a value that indicates whether this instance equals a specified object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Protected methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodSupported by the XNA FrameworkToStringReturns a string that represents the current object. (Inherited from Object.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute::GetIDsOfNamesMaps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute::GetTypeInfoRetrieves the type information for an object, which can be used to get the type information for an interface. (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute::GetTypeInfoCountRetrieves the number of type information interfaces that an object provides (either 0 or 1). (Inherited from Attribute.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate method_Attribute::InvokeProvides access to properties and methods exposed by an object. (Inherited from Attribute.)
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You can apply this attribute to assemblies, interfaces, classes, enumerations, structures, or delegates, although the Tlbimp.exe (Type Library Importer) can apply it for you when it imports a type library.

The string passed to the attribute must be in a format that is an acceptable constructor argument for the type Guid. To avoid conflicts with the type Guid, use the long name GuidAttribute explicitly. Only use an explicit GUID when a type must have a specific GUID. If the attribute is omitted, a GUID is assigned automatically.

The following example demonstrates how to apply the GuidAttribute to a class that is exported to COM with a fixed GUID.


using namespace System;
using namespace System::Runtime::InteropServices;


[GuidAttribute("9ED54F84-A89D-4fcd-A854-44251E925F09")]
public ref class SampleClass
{
	// Insert class members here.
};


.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

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

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

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