Re: COM object dialogs?

"Alexander Nickolov" <>
Wed, 24 May 2006 10:51:18 -0700
Are you familiar with the concept of project-specific include
paths? You specify those in the project settings. Then you
can #include the header file generated by the other project's
IDL file directly (also its _i.c file).

Alexander Nickolov
Microsoft MVP [VC], MCSD

"Jason S" <> wrote in message

Alas, no. Property pages are designed to work in-process.

@!#$. oh, well.

I am 99% done with the process of ripping out the config stuff into a
separate COM server; it all looks good except that I can't figure out
how to refer to the config object's CLSID in my main object.

e.g. I have a main out-of-process COM server foo.idl and an in-process
COM server foo_config.idl in another directory (would share directories
but @#$@#$ MSVC won't let me because there's a collision for

CLSID_foo_config is defined in the foo_config .idl file. Somehow I
can't get a definition of CLSID_foo_config to show up in the foo server
(even if I import foo_config.idl into foo.idl)

is there a way to do this (automatically suck in the CLSID from the
foo_config.idl file) w/o manually duplicating the CLSID uuid?

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