Marshal.GetIUnknownForObject Method (Object)
Returns an IUnknown interface from a managed object.
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
In managed code, you seldom work directly with the IUnknown interface. However, IntPtr type, or with custom marshaling. Calling an object with this method causes the reference count to increment on the interface pointer before the pointer is returned. Always use Marshal.Release to decrement the reference count once you have finished with the pointer. This method provides the opposite functionality of the Marshal.GetObjectForIUnknown method.is useful when calling a method that exposes a COM object parameter as an
You can also use this method on a managed object to obtain an interface pointer to the COM Callable Wrapper for the object.
requires full trust for the immediate caller. This member cannot be used by partially trusted or transparent code.
Available since 8
Available since 1.1
Portable Class Library
Supported in: portable .NET platforms
Windows Phone Silverlight
Available since 8.0
Available since 8.1