Returns a handle to a metafile containing an icon and a string label for the specified CLSID.

HGLOBAL OleGetIconOfClass(

REFCLSID rclsid,
//CLSID for which information is requested
LPOLESTR lpszLabel,
//Points to string to use as label for icon
BOOL fUseTypeAsLabel
//Indicates whether to use CLSID's user type name as icon label



Specifies the CLSID for which the icon and string are requested.


Points to a string to use as a label for the icon.


Indicates whether or not to use the user type string in the CLSID as the icon label.

Return Value


The hGlobal returned is a handle to a metafile that contains an icon and label for the specified CLSID. If the CLSID cannot be found in the registration database, NULL is returned.

See Also

OleGetIconOfFile, OleMetafilePictFromIconAndLabel

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