IAutoComplete2 interface (shldisp.h)

Extends IAutoComplete. This interface enables clients of the autocomplete object to retrieve and set a number of options that control how autocompletion operates.


The IAutoComplete2 interface inherits from IAutoComplete. IAutoComplete2 also has these types of members:


The IAutoComplete2 interface has these methods.


Gets the current autocomplete options. (IAutoComplete2.GetOptions)

Sets the current autocomplete options. (IAutoComplete2.SetOptions)


This interface also provides the methods of the IAutoComplete interface from which it inherits.

When to Implement

This interface is not usually implemented by applications. It is exposed by the Shell's autocomplete object.

When to Use

Use this interface when you need to retrieve or set autocomplete options. The list of available options is given in the method references.


Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shldisp.h