Marshal.GetTypeLibGuid Method (ITypeLib)

Retrieves the library identifier (LIBID) of a type library.

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

[SecurityPermissionAttribute(SecurityAction.LinkDemand, Flags = SecurityPermissionFlag.UnmanagedCode)]
public static Guid GetTypeLibGuid(
	ITypeLib typelib
)

Parameters

typelib
Type: System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComTypes.ITypeLib

An ITypeLib object that represents an ITypeLib pointer.

Return Value

Type: System.Guid
The LIBID (that is, the Guid) of the type library pointed to by the typelib parameter.

GetTypeLibGuid extracts the LIBID directly from an existing type library. This action differs from that of the Marshal.GetTypeLibGuidForAssembly method, which calculates what the LIBID should be based on the current assembly. For additional information about ITypeLib, see the MSDN Library.

NoteNote:

This method uses SecurityAction.LinkDemand to prevent it from being called from untrusted code; only the immediate caller is required to have SecurityPermissionAttribute.UnmanagedCode permission. If your code can be called from partially trusted code, do not pass user input to Marshal class methods without validation. For important limitations on using the LinkDemand member, see Demand vs. LinkDemand.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0
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