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SafeArrayAllocData function

Allocates memory for a safe array, based on a descriptor created with SafeArrayAllocDescriptor.

Syntax


HRESULT SafeArrayAllocData(
  _In_ SAFEARRAY *psa
);

Parameters

psa [in]

A safe array descriptor created by SafeArrayAllocDescriptor.

Return value

This function can return one of these values.

Return codeDescription
S_OK

Success.

E_INVALIDARG

The argument psa is not valid.

E_UNEXPECTED

The array could not be locked.

 

Examples

The following example creates a safe array using the SafeArrayAllocDescriptor and SafeArrayAllocData functions.


SAFEARRAY *psa;
unsigned int ndim =  2;
HRESULT hresult = SafeArrayAllocDescriptor(ndim, &psa);
if( FAILED(hresult))
   return ERR_OutOfMemory;
(psa)->rgsabound[ 0 ].lLbound = 0;
(psa)->rgsabound[ 0 ].cElements = 5;
(psa)->rgsabound[ 1 ].lLbound = 1;
(psa)->rgsabound[ 1 ].cElements = 4;
hresult = SafeArrayAllocData(psa);
if( FAILED(hresult)) {
   SafeArrayDestroyDescriptor(psa);
   return ERR_OutOfMemory;
}

Requirements

Header

OleAuto.h

Library

OleAut32.lib

DLL

OleAut32.dll

 

 

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