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Attribute Categories

The attributes reference describes the various types of attributes you can use in Visual C++.

COM Attributes

Injects code to support numerous areas of COM development.

IDL Attributes

Injects code that creates or modifies the associated .idl file from within a source code file without a wizard and without being familiar with the structure and syntax of that file.

OLE DB Consumer Attributes

Injects 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

Injects code that performs a variety of common programming tasks.

Attributed Programming

Provides links to conceptual topics describing attributed programming.