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getactiveobject (oleaut32)
 
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Summary
Retrieves a a running object that has been registered with OLE.

C# Signature:

// Returns a raw HRESULT:
[DllImport("oleaut32.dll")]
static extern int GetActiveObject(ref Guid rclsid, IntPtr pvReserved,
   [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.IUnknown)] out Object ppunk);

// Converts failure HRESULTs to exceptions:
[DllImport("oleaut32.dll", PreserveSig=false)]
static extern void GetActiveObject(ref Guid rclsid, IntPtr pvReserved,
   [MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.IUnknown)] out Object ppunk);

VB Signature:

Declare Function GetActiveObject Lib "oleaut32.dll" ( _
   ByRef rclsid As Guid, pvReserved As IntPtr, _
   <MarshalAs(UnmanagedType.IUnknown), Out> ppunk As Object) As Integer

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Alternative Managed API:

Marshal.GetActiveObject

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