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Describes the exceptions that occur during IDispatch::Invoke.

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

public struct EXCEPINFO

The EXCEPINFO type exposes the following members.

Public methodEqualsIndicates whether this instance and a specified object are equal. (Inherited from ValueType.)
Protected methodFinalizeAllows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetHashCodeReturns the hash code for this instance. (Inherited from ValueType.)
Public methodGetTypeGets the Type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodMemberwiseCloneCreates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodToStringReturns the fully qualified type name of this instance. (Inherited from ValueType.)

Public fieldbstrDescriptionDescribes the error intended for the customer.
Public fieldbstrHelpFileContains the fully-qualified drive, path, and file name of a Help file that contains more information about the error.
Public fieldbstrSourceIndicates the name of the source of the exception. Typically, this is an application name.
Public fielddwHelpContextIndicates the Help context ID of the topic within the Help file.
Public fieldpfnDeferredFillInRepresents a pointer to a function that takes an EXCEPINFO structure as an argument and returns an HRESULT value. If deferred fill-in is not desired, this field is set to null.
Public fieldpvReservedThis field is reserved; it must be set to null.
Public fieldscodeA return value describing the error.
Public fieldwCodeRepresents an error code identifying the error.
Public fieldwReservedThis field is reserved; it must be set to 0.

For additional information about EXCEPINFO, see the MSDN Library.

The common language runtime throws an exception when a COM method in native code returns an HRESULT. For more information, see How to: Map HRESULTs and Exceptions.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

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.

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.