The CONTAINING_RECORD macro returns the base address of an instance of a structure given the type of the structure and the address of a field within the containing structure.
- Address [in]
A pointer to a field in an instance of a structure of type Type.
- Type [in]
The name of the type of the structure whose base address is to be returned.
- Field [in]
The name of the field pointed to by Address and which is contained in a structure of type Type.
Returns the address of the base of the structure containing Field.
Called to determine the base address of a structure whose type is known when the caller has a pointer to a field inside such a structure. This macro is useful for symbolically accessing other fields in a structure of known type.
|Available starting with Windows 2000.|
Build date: 5/22/2013