An Automation interface pointer.
A string or integer.
Arguments passed to the method.
is used to invoke an Automation property getter method from Lisp without needing to compile a type library as part of the application. This is similar to using
in Microsoft Visual Basic and contrasts with the macro call-dispatch-get-property which requires a type library to be compiled.
should be a COM interface pointer for the
interface. The appropriate Automation method, chosen using
, which is either a string naming the method or the integer id of the method. The
are converted to Automation values and are passed as the method's
parameters in the order in which they appear. The
returned consist of the primary value of the method (if not void) and the values of any
parameters. See Data conversion when calling Automation methods for more details.
There is also
, which can be used as an alternative to the