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Frees any existing string and returns the address of a newly allocated string.

BSTR* GetAddress( );

A pointer to the BSTR wrapped by the _bstr_t.

GetAddress affects all _bstr_t objects that share a BSTR. More than one _bstr_t can share a BSTR through the use of the copy constructor and and operator=.

See _bstr_t::Assign for a example using GetAddress.

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