IDataObject.GetDataHere Method

Renders the data that is described in the specified pFormatEtc structure and transfers it to the b parameter.

Namespace:  Microsoft.Aspnet.Snapin
Assembly:  AspNetMMCExt (in AspNetMMCExt.dll)

int GetDataHere(
	ref FORMATETC pFormatEtc,


Type: Microsoft.Aspnet.Snapin.FORMATETC

A pointer to the FORMATETC defining the format, medium, and target device for calls to retrieve data.

Type: Microsoft.Aspnet.Snapin.STGMEDIUM

A pointer to the STGMEDIUM indicating the storage medium containing the returned data.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32
The GetDataHere method supports the standard return values E_INVALIDARG, E_UNEXPECTED, and E_OUTOFMEMORY, as well as the following return values:

Return value



This call to the GetDataHere method successfully retrieved and placed data in the provided storage medium.


lindex is not valid.


pFormatEtc is not valid.


tymed is not valid.


dwAspect is not valid.


The object application is not running.


An error occurred when allocating the medium.

The GetDataHere method differs from the GetData method in that the caller must allocate and release the specified storage medium.

For more information about programming with the IDataObject interface and the Microsoft Management Console (MMC), see the "MMC Programmer's Guide" in the MSDN Library.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

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

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