Re: Passing array of strings

"Alexander Nickolov" <>
Thu, 3 May 2007 09:43:59 -0700
See SafeArrayCreate and friends. You really need to brush up
on safe arrays in MSDN:

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

"Rohit Kumar" <> wrote in message

Your answers are confusing me even more. How can i create a safearray of
BSTR's?? and pass them to my ATL interface? How should my client call and
service method look like. I am finding it really hard to do this.

"Igor Tandetnik" wrote:

Alexander Nickolov <> wrote:

Correction - safe array of BSTR is not compatible with scripting
languages like I erroneously stated. For VBScript you need a
safe array of VARIANT and each VARIANT within it containing
a BSTR. JScript has even more complicated arrays - IIRC it's an
object (IDispatch) with an indexed value property that returns
each element in the array given a string index ("1", "2", etc).

JavaScript can use safearrays (of any type, including BSTR) via VBArray
object. It cannot build new safearrays from scratch though, only
manipulate existing ones (e.g. obtained from a COM call).
With best wishes,
    Igor Tandetnik

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