Re: initializing a COM object with data not through an interface.

"Igor Tandetnik" <>
Mon, 1 Jan 2007 10:59:42 -0500
"kombat" <> wrote in message

i have an ATL executable housing two objects, lets call them A and B.
one of A's methods creates a new instance of B and returns it, as in
returns a new COM object B.
i need A to initialize B with a few c++ classes.

The usual idiom goes like this:

    CComObject<B>* pB;

    // At this point, you have a pointer to B (a class derived from B,
    // to be exact) and can call regular C++ methods on it,
    // not just those exposed via COM
    pB->Init(/* any C++ parameters */);

    HRESULT hr = pB->QueryInterface(IID_IB, (void**)ppIB);
    return hr;

With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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