catch ATL COM event in MFC app

"Jenny" <>
15 Sep 2006 18:17:53 -0700

I have a ATL COM object which fire event through connection point. I
want to catch the event in my MFC application and handle it. I followed
the MSDN aticle to do this. But I got compiling error says
"error C2146: syntax error : missing ';' before identifier
fatal error C1004: unexpected end of file found

Can anyone tell me what's wrong? I am new to these. Do I need to do
something, say add the .idl file to the MFC project before I following
the instructions in the article? Here is some of my code...

//idl file
library THUMBSCBLib

        helpstring("_IExtractEvent Interface")
    dispinterface _IExtractEvent
        [id(1), helpstring("method OnExtractImage")] HRESULT
OnExtractImage([in, out] LONG *pHBmpThumbnail );

        helpstring("IconExtractor Class")
    coclass ScribbleExtractor
        [default] interface IScribbleExtractor;
        [default, source] dispinterface _IExtractEvent;

// CEventSink file



void CEventSink::OnFinalRelease()
    // When the last reference for an automation object is released
    // OnFinalRelease is called. The base class will automatically
    // deletes the object. Add additional cleanup required for your
    // object before calling the base class.


        // NOTE - the ClassWizard will add and remove mapping macros here.

        // NOTE - the ClassWizard will add and remove mapping macros here.
// DISP_FUNCTION_ID(CMySink,"ExtractThumbnail",1,OnExtractImage,VTS_I4,VTS_I4)

// Note: we add support for IID_IEventSink to support typesafe binding
// from VBA. This IID must match the GUID that is attached to the
// dispinterface in the .ODL file.

// {30D42B05-0C68-47F1-8216-F96B3B10332D}
static const IID IID__IExtractEvent =
{ 0x30d42b05, 0xc68, 0x47f1, { 0x82, 0x16, 0xf9, 0x6b, 0x3b, 0x10,
0x33, 0x2d } };

    INTERFACE_PART(CEventSink, IID__IExtractEvent, Dispatch)

// CEventSink message handlers

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