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C++ Attributes Reference

Attributes are designed to simplify COM programming and .NET Framework common language runtime development. When you include attributes in your source files, the compiler works with provider DLLs to insert code or modify the code in the generated object files.

In This Section

Attributes by Group
Provides links to attribute reference topics, grouped by function.
Attributes by Usage
Provides links to attribute reference topics, grouped by usage.
Attributes Alphabetical Reference
Provides links to all attribute reference topics.

Related Sections

Attributed Programming
Provides a conceptual overview of attributes.
Provides links to topics describing the C and C++ language references, the libraries provided with Visual C++, the Visual C++ Extensibility Object Model, and the Microsoft Macro Assembler (MASM).
Attributes Samples
Provides links to attributed versions of the ATL samples that show how to use attributes to simplify COM programming.
Visual C++ Samples
Provides links to sample code showing the capabilities of Visual C++ and the libraries and technologies it supports.