WIN32OLE_METHOD objects represent OLE method information.

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Class Public methods
WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(ole_type, method) → WIN32OLE_METHOD object

Returns a new WIN32OLE_METHOD object which represents the information about OLE method. The first argument ole_type specifies WIN32OLE_TYPE object. The second argument method specifies OLE method name defined OLE class which represents WIN32OLE_TYPE object.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SaveAs')
static VALUE
folemethod_initialize(VALUE self, VALUE oletype, VALUE method)
{
    VALUE obj = Qnil;
    ITypeInfo *pTypeInfo;
    if (rb_obj_is_kind_of(oletype, cWIN32OLE_TYPE)) {
        SafeStringValue(method);
        pTypeInfo = itypeinfo(oletype);
        obj = olemethod_from_typeinfo(self, pTypeInfo, method);
        if (obj == Qnil) {
            rb_raise(eWIN32OLERuntimeError, "not found %s",
                     StringValuePtr(method));
        }
    }
    else {
        rb_raise(rb_eTypeError, "1st argument should be WIN32OLE_TYPE object");
    }
    return obj;
}
Instance Public methods
WIN32OLE_METHOD#dispid

Returns dispatch ID.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.dispid # => 181
static VALUE
folemethod_dispid(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_dispid(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#event?

Returns true if the method is event.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SheetActivate')
puts method.event? # => true
static VALUE
folemethod_event(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    if (!pmethod->pOwnerTypeInfo)
        return Qfalse;
    return ole_method_event(pmethod->pOwnerTypeInfo,
                            pmethod->index,
                            rb_ivar_get(self, rb_intern("name")));
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#event_interface

Returns event interface name if the method is event.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SheetActivate')
puts method.event_interface # =>  WorkbookEvents
static VALUE
folemethod_event_interface(VALUE self)
{
    BSTR name;
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    HRESULT hr;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    if(folemethod_event(self) == Qtrue) {
        hr = ole_docinfo_from_type(pmethod->pTypeInfo, &name, NULL, NULL, NULL);
        if(SUCCEEDED(hr))
            return WC2VSTR(name);
    }
    return Qnil;
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#helpcontext

Returns help context.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.helpcontext # => 65717
static VALUE
folemethod_helpcontext(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_helpcontext(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#helpfile

Returns help file. If help file is not found, then the method returns nil.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.helpfile # => C:\...\VBAXL9.CHM
static VALUE
folemethod_helpfile(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);

    return ole_method_helpfile(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#helpstring

Returns help string of OLE method. If the help string is not found, then the method returns nil.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Internet Controls', 'IWebBrowser')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Navigate')
puts method.helpstring # => Navigates to a URL or file.
static VALUE
folemethod_helpstring(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_helpstring(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#inspect → String

Returns the method name with class name.

static VALUE
folemethod_inspect(VALUE self)
{
    return default_inspect(self, "WIN32OLE_METHOD");
}
WIN32OLE_MTHOD#invkind

Returns the method invoke kind.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.invkind # => 1
static VALUE
folemethod_invkind(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_invkind(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#invoke_kind

Returns the method kind string. The string is “UNKNOWN” or “PROPERTY” or “PROPERTY” or “PROPERTYGET” or “PROPERTYPUT” or “PROPERTYPPUTREF” or “FUNC”.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.invoke_kind # => "FUNC"
static VALUE
folemethod_invoke_kind(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_invoke_kind(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
name()

call-seq

WIN32OLE_METHOD#name

Returns the name of the method.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SaveAs')
puts method.name # => SaveAs
Also aliased as: to_s
static VALUE
folemethod_name(VALUE self)
{
    return rb_ivar_get(self, rb_intern("name"));
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#offset_vtbl

Returns the offset ov VTBL.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.offset_vtbl # => 40
static VALUE
folemethod_offset_vtbl(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_offset_vtbl(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#params

returns array of WIN32OLE_PARAM object corresponding with method parameters.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SaveAs')
p method.params # => [Filename, FileFormat, Password, WriteResPassword,
                      ReadOnlyRecommended, CreateBackup, AccessMode,
                      ConflictResolution, AddToMru, TextCodepage,
                      TextVisualLayout]
static VALUE
folemethod_params(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_params(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#return_type

Returns string of return value type of method.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.return_type # => Workbook
static VALUE
folemethod_return_type(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_return_type(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#return_type_detail

Returns detail information of return value type of method. The information is array.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
p method.return_type_detail # => ["PTR", "USERDEFINED", "Workbook"]
static VALUE
folemethod_return_type_detail(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_return_type_detail(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#return_vtype

Returns number of return value type of method.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.return_vtype # => 26
static VALUE
folemethod_return_vtype(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_return_vtype(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#size_opt_params

Returns the size of optional parameters.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SaveAs')
puts method.size_opt_params # => 4
static VALUE
folemethod_size_opt_params(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_size_opt_params(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
WIN32OLE_METHOD#size_params

Returns the size of arguments of the method.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbook')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'SaveAs')
puts method.size_params # => 11
static VALUE
folemethod_size_params(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_size_params(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}
to_s()
Alias for: name
WIN32OLE_METHOD#visible?

Returns true if the method is public.

tobj = WIN32OLE_TYPE.new('Microsoft Excel 9.0 Object Library', 'Workbooks')
method = WIN32OLE_METHOD.new(tobj, 'Add')
puts method.visible? # => true
static VALUE
folemethod_visible(VALUE self)
{
    struct olemethoddata *pmethod;
    TypedData_Get_Struct(self, struct olemethoddata, &olemethod_datatype, pmethod);
    return ole_method_visible(pmethod->pTypeInfo, pmethod->index);
}