A custom marshaler enables you to precisely control the way in which a managed type is exposed to COM or an unmanaged type is exposed to the .NET Framework. You use a custom marshaler instead of the interop marshaler, which the common language runtime provides by default.
In This Section
- Custom Marshaling Overview
Describes the custom marshalers at a high level.
- Defining the Marshaling Type
Describes how to prepare the interfaces involved in setting up a custom marshaler.
- Implementing the ICustomMarshaler Interface
Describes the options in preparing a custom marshaler.