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Called by the framework to retrieve information that describes the role of the specified object.

virtual HRESULT get_accRole(
   VARIANT varChild,
   VARIANT *pvarRole


Specifies whether the role information to be retrieved is that of the object or one of the object's child elements. This parameter can be either CHILDID_SELF (to obtain information about the object) or a child ID (to obtain information about the object's child element).
Receives the role information. See pvarRole in IAccessible::get_accRole in the Platform SDK.

Return Value

Returns S_OK on success, a COM error code on failure. See Return Values in IAccessible::get_accRole in the Platform SDK.


This function is part of MFC's Active Accessibility support.

Override this function in your CWnd-derived class if you have nonwindowed user interface elements (other than windowless ActiveX controls, which MFC handles).

For more information, see IAccessible::get_accRole in the Platform SDK.

See Also

CWnd Overview | Class Members | Hierarchy Chart | GetRoleText | CWnd::get_accDescription

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