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public

Ensures that a typedef will go into the type library even if it is not referenced from within the .idl file.

[public]

Attribute Context

Applies to typedef
Repeatable No
Required attributes None
Invalid attributes None

For more information about the attribute contexts, see Attribute Contexts.

Remarks

The public C++ attribute has the same functionality as the public MIDL attribute.

Example

The following code shows how to use the public attribute:

// cpp_attr_ref_public.cpp
// compile with: /LD
#include "unknwn.h"
[module(name="ATLFIRELib")];
[export, public] typedef long MEMBERID;

[dispinterface, uuid(99999999-9999-9999-9999-000000000000)]
__interface IFireTabCtrl : IDispatch
{
   [id(2)] long procedure ([in, optional] VARIANT i);
};

See Also

IDL Attributes | Typedef, Enum, Union, and Struct Attributes | Attributes Samples

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