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ObjectLookup Utility

, 31 Jan 2001
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A small utility for looking up an object based on a CLSID or progid
  • Download executable - 64 Kb
  • Download source files - 32 Kb
  • Sample Image - ObjectLookup.gif

    About ObjectLookup

    This is the second version of ObjectLookup. The UI has been enhanced a bit with shortcut keys etc. Also the ProgID field now has focus per default.

    Objectlookup is a small utility that will give you the classname and executable based on a CLASID or ProgID. It is handy in those situations where you for instance have a Progid, and you want to refer it in you Visual Basic project through 'references', but do nok know where to find the DLL housing the object.

    Another use is for those situations where you want to convert a Visual Basic sample utilising COM objects based on Progid to C++ code based on CLSID without using the ProgIDToCLSID() API.

    It should be noted that all this information can be obtained manually through the registry editor - but this tool will take the pain out of the process.

    The source code

    The source code for this program are freely available, and it may be altered and used in any way you wish, aslong as the program are not sold for profit. The executable has been compiled with Microsoft Visual C++ v. 6.0 SP3 on Windows2000.


    This program has been implemented with a very nice registry class programmed by Joerg Koenig.


    This article has no explicit license attached to it but may contain usage terms in the article text or the download files themselves. If in doubt please contact the author via the discussion board below.

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    Comments and Discussions

    QuestionCSLID lookup? Pin
    Erwin.Eliveld6-Jun-06 2:46
    memberErwin.Eliveld6-Jun-06 2:46 
    Generalcslid/progid Pin
    Armen Hakobyan6-Oct-04 20:00
    memberArmen Hakobyan6-Oct-04 20:00 
    Generalexcellent Pin
    .dan.g.24-Jun-04 16:46
    member.dan.g.24-Jun-04 16:46 
    GeneralModification for executables too Pin
    intensely_radioactive24-Feb-04 3:44
    memberintensely_radioactive24-Feb-04 3:44 
    GeneralGreat! Pin
    Davy Mitchell13-May-03 21:36
    memberDavy Mitchell13-May-03 21:36 
    GeneralSuggestion : in-place Lookup Pin
    Sancho panza junior11-Nov-02 5:42
    sussSancho panza junior11-Nov-02 5:42 
    GeneralExtend ObjLookup Pin
    Amit Dey7-Feb-01 4:47
    memberAmit Dey7-Feb-01 4:47 
    GeneralExtend ObjLookup Pin
    Amit Dey7-Feb-01 4:46
    memberAmit Dey7-Feb-01 4:46 
    GeneralThanks, very nice but.. Pin
    Amit Dey1-Feb-01 18:15
    memberAmit Dey1-Feb-01 18:15 
    GeneralRe: Thanks, very nice but.. Pin
    Soliant29-Sep-02 18:44
    memberSoliant29-Sep-02 18:44 

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