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 Attributes||Inject code to support numerous areas of COM development and .NET Framework common language runtime development.|
|IDL Attributes||Enable 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 Attributes||Inject 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 Attributes||Supplied by the Visual C++ compiler.|
For information about how to define custom attributes for your .NET Framework application, see User-Defined Attributes.