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ITypeLib Interface

Provides the managed definition of the ITypeLib interface.

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

public interface ITypeLib

The ITypeLib type exposes the following members.

Public methodFindNameFinds occurrences of a type description in a type library.
Public methodGetDocumentationRetrieves the library's documentation string, the complete Help file name and path, and the context identifier for the library Help topic in the Help file.
Public methodGetLibAttrRetrieves the structure that contains the library's attributes.
Public methodGetTypeCompEnables a client compiler to bind to a library's types, variables, constants, and global functions.
Public methodGetTypeInfoRetrieves the specified type description in the library.
Public methodGetTypeInfoCountReturns the number of type descriptions in the type library.
Public methodGetTypeInfoOfGuidRetrieves the type description that corresponds to the specified GUID.
Public methodGetTypeInfoTypeRetrieves the type of a type description.
Public methodIsNameIndicates whether a passed-in string contains the name of a type or member described in the library.
Public methodReleaseTLibAttrReleases the TYPELIBATTR structure originally obtained from the GetLibAttr method.

For additional information about the ITypeLib interface, 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.