Re: CoCreateInstance bad variable type
"Sue" <email@example.com> wrote in message
On May 23, 7:53 pm, "Igor Tandetnik" <itandet...@mvps.org> wrote:
"Sue" <jean....@gmail.com> wrote in message
I was trying to use CoCreateInstance and get a return result "bad
variable type". can anyone tell me what could be the cause of it?
How do I know if the COM component is registered OK? Thanks.
HRESULT hr = CoCreateInstance(CLSID_Handler, NULL,
CLSCTX_INPROC_SERVER, IID_IHandler, (void**)&pI);
You are probably misinterpreting the HRESULT. What is the exact
numeric value you get from CoCreateInstance?
This is indeed DISP_E_BADVARTYPE. I'm not sure why it would be returned
from CoCreateInstance. But see
The poster there seems to have the same problem, and it was likely
caused by adding non-automation-compatible method to an automation
How is IHandler defined in the IDL? Do you get any warnings from MIDL
when this IDL file is compiled?
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