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Identifies the coclass as an application object, which is associated with a full .exe application, and indicates that the functions and properties of the coclass are globally available in this type library.


Attribute Context

Applies to class, struct
Repeatable No
Required attributes coclass
Invalid attributes None

For more information about the attribute contexts, see Attribute Contexts.


The appobject C++ attribute has the same functionality as the appobject MIDL attribute.


The following code shows a simple class definition preceded by an attribute block that includes appobject:

// cpp_attr_ref_appobject.cpp
// compile with: /LD
#include <windows.h>
[module(name="MyLib", uuid="f1ce17f0-a5df-4d26-95f6-0a122197ac5b")];

[object, uuid="905de6db-7a12-45ab-9f8b-b39f5112f010"]
__interface ICustom

[coclass, appobject,uuid="00395340-745f-4b69-bd58-e2921452b9fc"]
class A : public ICustom
   int i;

See Also

IDL Attributes | Class Attributes | Typedef, Enum, Union, and Struct Attributes | Attributes Samples

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