ICertEncodeBitString::GetBitCount method (certenc.h)

The GetBitCount method returns the number of bits in a bit string that belongs to the CertEncodeBitString object and has been initialized by an earlier call to ICertEncodeBitString::Decode.


HRESULT GetBitCount(
  [out] LONG *pBitCount


[out] pBitCount

A pointer to a Long that will receive the number of bits in the bit string.

Return value


If the method succeeds, the method returns S_OK.

If the method fails, it returns an HRESULT value that indicates the error. For a list of common error codes, see Common HRESULT Values.


The return value is the number of bits in the bit string.


Minimum supported client None supported
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header certenc.h (include Certsrv.h)
Library Certidl.lib
DLL Certenc.dll

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