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Type.System.Runtime.InteropServices._Type.GetIDsOfNames Method

Note: This method is new in the .NET Framework version 2.0.

Maps a set of names to a corresponding set of dispatch identifiers.

Namespace: System
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

Private Sub System.Runtime.InteropServices._Type.GetIDsOfNames ( _
	<InAttribute> ByRef riid As Guid, _
	rgszNames As IntPtr, _
	cNames As UInteger, _
	lcid As UInteger, _
	rgDispId As IntPtr _
) Implements _Type.GetIDsOfNames
Dim instance As Type
Dim riid As Guid
Dim rgszNames As IntPtr
Dim cNames As UInteger
Dim lcid As UInteger
Dim rgDispId As IntPtr

CType(instance, _Type).GetIDsOfNames(riid, rgszNames, cNames, lcid, rgDispId)
J# supports the use of explicit interface implementations, but not the declaration of new ones.
JScript does not support passing value-type arguments by reference.



Reserved for future use. Must be IID_NULL.


Passed-in array of names to be mapped.


Count of the names to be mapped.


The locale context in which to interpret the names.


Caller-allocated array which receives the IDs corresponding to the names.

Exception typeCondition


Late-bound access using the COM IDispatch interface is not supported.

This method is for access to managed classes from unmanaged code, and should not be called from managed code. For more information about IDispatch::GetIDsOfNames, see the MSDN Library.

Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 2.0