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GetEntity Method (IAttribute)

Gets the entity to which this attribute was originally associated.

.NET Syntax

Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Function GetEntity() As Object
Visual Basic (Usage) 
Dim instance As IAttribute
Dim value As Object
 
value = instance.GetEntity()
C# 
object GetEntity()
C++/CLI 
Object^ GetEntity(); 

Return Value

Object for the entity or NULL (see Remarks)

Remarks

This method returns NULL when the attribute is associated with:

  • the document
  • an invalid entity
  • a suppressed entity

When this method returns NULL, use IAttribute::GetEntityState to determine which of these situations you have encountered.

When the IAttribute object is suppressed, this method returns NULL.

 

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