Access/VBA Library

GlobalLock

Locks a global memory object and returns a pointer to the first byte of the object's memory block.

See also: https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/windows/desktop/aa366584(v=vs.85).aspx

Syntax

GlobalLock( hMem )
Parameters
Name Type Description
hMem Long Required. A handle to the global memory object returned by GlobalAlloc.
Return value

Long : If the function succeeds, the return value is a pointer to the first byte of the memory block. Otherwise NULL.

Code
Declare Function GlobalLock Lib "kernel32" (ByVal hMem As Long) As Long

See also

  • GlobalAlloc
  • CopyStringToClipboard
  • GetStringFromClipboard