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IFormTemplateConverter2.Initialize Method

Office 2007
Called by InfoPath to initialize the custom importer or exporter.

Version Information
 Version Added:  InfoPath 2007



expression   An expression that returns an IFormTemplateConverter2 object.


NameRequired/OptionalData TypeDescription
pUnkConversionManagerOptionalIConversionManagerAn interface pointer to the implementation of the IConversionManager interface.

Return Value


The IFormTemplateConverter2 interface, new to Microsoft Office InfoPath 2007, provides the same converter options as the IFormTemplateConverter interface plus support for exporting an InfoPath form to an arbitrary format. For more information about implementing the IFormTemplateConverter2 interface, see the InfoPath Developer Portal on the Microsoft Office Developer Center.

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parameter can be NULL for in cases where the converter is used outside of InfoPath. NULL is a valid value that must be handled by the converter.

This interface, object, member or enumeration is provided by the InfoPath design environment. A reference must be set to the Microsoft Office InfoPath Designer 2.0 Type Library, located at C:\Program Files\Microsoft Office\Office12\IPDESIGN.DLL.

This object or member is used for extending the InfoPath application and is not intended to be used directly from your form code.