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Marshal.CreateAggregatedObject Method

Aggregates a managed object with the specified COM object.

Namespace:  System.Runtime.InteropServices
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

public static IntPtr CreateAggregatedObject(
	IntPtr pOuter,
	Object o


Type: System.IntPtr
The outer IUnknown pointer.
Type: System.Object
An object to aggregate.

Return Value

Type: System.IntPtr
The inner IUnknown pointer of the managed object.

The CreateAggregatedObject method aggregates the inner managed pointer of a managed object with the specified outer pointer, and then returns an inner IUnknown pointer of the managed object.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

  • SecurityCriticalAttribute 

    requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.