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Automation in a DLL


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When you choose the Automation option in the MFC DLL Wizard, the wizard provides you with the following:

  • A starter object description language (.ODL) file

  • An include directive in the STDAFX.h file for Afxole.h

  • An implementation of the DllGetClassObject function, which calls the AfxDllGetClassObject function

  • An implementation of the DllCanUnloadNow function, which calls the AfxDllCanUnloadNow function

  • An implementation of the DllRegisterServer function, which calls the COleObjectFactory::UpdateRegistryAll function

DLLs in Visual C++