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ATLCON Attributes Sample: Demonstrates Creating a Simple Container 

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The ATLCON attribute sample demonstrates creating a simple container. The container implements the IOleClientSite, IOleWindow, and IOleInPlaceSite interfaces.

The ATLCON sample is the nonattributed version of this sample.

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This sample code is provided to illustrate a concept and should not be used in applications or Web sites, as it may not illustrate the safest coding practices. Microsoft assumes no liability for incidental or consequential damages should the sample code be used for purposes other than as intended.

Building and Running the Sample

To build and run this sample

  1. Open the solution ATLCon.sln.

  2. From the Build menu, click Build Solution.

  3. From the Debug menu, click Start Without Debugging.

  4. Once the sample is running, use its File menu to insert a control into the container.


This sample uses the following attributes:

coclass, default, dual, exe, helpstring, id, in, module, name, object, out, pointer_default, propget, propput, retval, uuid


This sample uses the following keywords:

TLASSERT; ATLTRACENOTIMPL; BEGIN_COM_MAP; BEGIN_MSG_MAP; BEGIN_OBJECT_MAP; CComCoClass; CComModule::Unlock; CComObjectRoot; CComQIPtr; CExeModule::Init; CExeModule::RegisterClassObjects; CExeModule::RegisterServer; CExeModule::RevokeClassObjects; CExeModule::Unlock; CExeModule::UnregisterServer; CExeModule::UpdateRegistryFromResource; Close; CoCreateInstance; CoInitialize; COM_INTERFACE_ENTRY; COMMAND_ID_HANDLER; CoUninitialize; CWindowImpl; DECLARE_REGISTRY_RESOURCEID; DispatchMessage; DoVerb; END_COM_MAP; END_MSG_MAP; END_OBJECT_MAP; GetClientRect; GetCommandLine; GetCurrentThreadId; GetDesktopWindow; GetMessage; GetResourceInstance; IAtlCon; IOleClientSite; IOleInPlaceSite; LoadMenu; LPOLEINPLACEFRAMEINFO; LPRECT; MESSAGE_HANDLER; MessageBox; OBJECT_ENTRY; PostQuitMessage; PostThreadMessage; SetClientSite; SetObjectRects; ShowWindow; TranslateMessage; ZeroMemory


Some of the samples, such as this one, have not been modified to reflect the changes in the Visual C++ wizards, libraries, and compiler, but still demonstrate how to complete your desired task.

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