Type Description Interfaces and Functions [Automation]
Automation type description interfaces provide a way to read and bind to the descriptions of objects in a type library. These descriptions are used by ActiveX clients when they browse, create, and manipulate ActiveX (Automation) objects.
The type description interfaces described in Automation Type Description Interfaces [Automation] include:
ITypeComp — Contains type lookup and binding methods.
ITypeInfo — Reads the type information within the type library.
ITypeInfo2 — Contains additional type information retrieval actions.
ITypeLib — Retrieves information about a type library.
ITypeLib2 — Contains additional type library retrieval actions.
The Automation Type Description Functions [Automation] section describes functions for loading, registering, and querying type libraries.