IDataObject.QueryGetData Method (FORMATETC)

 
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Determines whether the data object is capable of rendering the data described in the FORMATETC structure. Objects attempting a paste or drop operation can call this method before calling GetData to get an indication of whether the operation may be successful.

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

Function QueryGetData (
	<InAttribute> ByRef format As FORMATETC
) As Integer

Parameters

format
Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComTypes.FORMATETC

A pointer to a FORMATETC structure, passed by reference, that defines the format, medium, and target device to use for the query.

Return Value

Type: System.Int32

This method supports the standard return values E_INVALIDARG, E_UNEXPECTED, and E_OUTOFMEMORY, as well as the following:

Value

Description

S_OK

A subsequent call to GetData would probably be successful.

DV_E_LINDEX

An invalid value for lindex; currently, only -1 is supported.

DV_E_FORMATETC

An invalid value for the pFormatetc parameter.

DV_E_TYMED

An invalid tymed value.

DV_E_DVASPECT

An invalid dwAspect value.

OLE_E_NOTRUNNING

The application is not running.

For more information about IDataObject::QueryGetData, see the MSDN Library.

.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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