TYPEDESC Structure

TYPEDESC Structure


Describes the type of a variable, return type of a function, or the type of a function parameter.

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

public value struct TYPEDESC


Indicates whether this instance and a specified object are equal.(Inherited from ValueType.)


Returns the hash code for this instance.(Inherited from ValueType.)


Gets the Type of the current instance.(Inherited from Object.)


Returns the fully qualified type name of this instance.(Inherited from ValueType.)


If the variable is VT_SAFEARRAY or VT_PTR, the lpValue field contains a pointer to a TYPEDESC that specifies the element type.


Indicates the variant type for the item described by this TYPEDESC.

For additional information about TYPEDESC, 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.

Universal Windows Platform
Available since 4.5
.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone
Available since 8.1

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

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