Marshal.GetTypeInfoName Method (ITypeInfo)

Retrieves the name of the type represented by an ITypeInfo.

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

public static string GetTypeInfoName (
	ITypeInfo typeInfo
public static String GetTypeInfoName (
	ITypeInfo typeInfo
public static function GetTypeInfoName (
	typeInfo : ITypeInfo
) : String
Not applicable.



A ITypeInfo object that represents an ITypeInfo pointer.

Return Value

The name of the type pointed to by the typeInfo parameter.

Exception typeCondition


The typeInfo parameter is a null reference (Nothing in Visual Basic).

You can also retrieve the name of the type represented by an ITypeInfo by calling the UCOMITypeInfo.GetDocumentation method and passing a -1 for its first parameter. For additional information about ITypeInfo, see the MSDN Library.


This method uses SecurityAction.LinkDemand to prevent it from being called from untrusted code; only the immediate caller is required to have SecurityPermissionAttribute.UnmanagedCode permission. If your code can be called from partially trusted code, do not pass user input to Marshal class methods without validation. For important limitations on using the LinkDemand member, see Demand vs. LinkDemand.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0

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