Attributes by Group


For the latest documentation on Visual Studio 2017 RC, see Visual Studio 2017 RC Documentation.

The C++ attributes are organized into the following functional groups.

COM AttributesInject code to support numerous areas of COM development and .NET Framework common language runtime development.
IDL AttributesEnable the modification of the .idl file from a source code file without the use of a wizard and without knowledge of the structure and syntax of that file.
OLE DB Consumer AttributesInject code—based on the OLE DB Consumer Templates—to create a working OLE DB consumer that performs tasks such as opening tables, executing commands, and accessing data.
Compiler AttributesSupplied by the Visual C++ compiler.

For information about how to define custom attributes for your .NET Framework application, see User-Defined Attributes.

C++ Attributes Reference
Attributes by Usage
Attributes Alphabetical Reference