Re: Correct Header and Library for IXMLDigitalSignaturePtr

"Alex Blekhman" <>
Wed, 13 May 2009 13:19:13 +0300
"nak" wrote:

   I'm trying to use the IXMLDigitalSignaturePtr interface in my
application but MSDN isn't particularly helpful about which
header and library I am supposed to be using.

First of all, IXMLDigitalSignaturePtr is not the real name of the
interface. The name is IXMLDigitalSignature. The "xxxPtr" suffix
is added by VC++ compiler, when COM support wrappers are generated
in response to #import directive. So, you need to search for
IXMLDigitalSignature in MSDN.

   Either I'm going blind or there is a lack of mention for
MSXML5, which as I understand is what contains the
IXMLDigitalSignaturePtr interface as the functionality was
removed from MSXML6. If anyone could shed some light on this I
would be most appreciative.

IXMLDigitalSignature is a part of XMLDSig functionality, which was
implemented specifically for MS Office applications. MSXML5 was
originally shipped with MS Office 2003. I'm not sure it can be
downloaded as a separate install.


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