GetIdentityString Method
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IAccIdentity::GetIdentityString Method (UInt32, IntPtr, UInt32)


The IAccIdentity and all of its exposed members are part of a managed wrapper for the Component Object Model (COM) IAccIndentity interface.

Namespace:   Accessibility
Assembly:  Accessibility (in Accessibility.dll)

void GetIdentityString(
	unsigned int dwIDChild,
	IntPtr ppIDString,
	[OutAttribute] unsigned int% pdwIDStringLen


Type: System::UInt32

Specifies which child of the IAccessible object the caller wants to identify.

Type: System::IntPtr

Address of a variable that receives a pointer to a callee-allocated identity string. The callee allocates the identity string using CoTaskMemAlloc; the caller must release the identity string by using CoTaskMemFree when finished.

Type: System::UInt32

Address of a variable that receives the length, in bytes, of the callee-allocated identity string.

For more information about GetIdentityString, see the documentation for IAccIdentity::GetIdentityString in the Microsoft Active Accessibility documentation in the MSDN library at

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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