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Called by the framework to retrieve the name of the specified object.

virtual HRESULT get_accName(
   VARIANT varChild,
   BSTR *pszName


Specifies whether the name 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).
Address of a BSTR that receives a string containing the specified object's name.

Return Value

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


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

Override this function in your CWnd-derived class to return the name of your object.

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

See Also

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