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.NET and COM: The Complete Interoperability Guide by Adam Nathan

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Appendix F. Glossary

ActiveX Assembly

An assembly created by the ActiveX importer that contains .NET class definitions for ActiveX controls. An ActiveX Assembly references an Interop Assembly containing the “raw” type definitions.

See Also Interop Assembly.

ActiveX importer

Also called the “.NET ActiveX Control to Windows Forms Assembly Generator”, the ActiveX importer generates an ActiveX Assembly (and possibly the referenced Interop Assembly) from a type library. This functionality is exposed when using a COM component from the toolbox in Visual Studio .NET, or by using the AXIMP.EXE SDK tool.

See Also type library exporter.

apartment

In COM, an apartment is a logical process that contains objects with similar threading requirements. A single-threaded ...

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