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package ole
import "unsafe"
// NewVariant returns new variant based on type and value.
func NewVariant(vt VT, val int64) VARIANT {
return VARIANT{VT: vt, Val: val}
// ToIUnknown converts Variant to Unknown object.
func (v *VARIANT) ToIUnknown() *IUnknown {
if v.VT != VT_UNKNOWN {
return nil
return (*IUnknown)(unsafe.Pointer(uintptr(v.Val)))
// ToIDispatch converts variant to dispatch object.
func (v *VARIANT) ToIDispatch() *IDispatch {
if v.VT != VT_DISPATCH {
return nil
return (*IDispatch)(unsafe.Pointer(uintptr(v.Val)))
// ToArray converts variant to SafeArray helper.
func (v *VARIANT) ToArray() *SafeArrayConversion {
return nil
var safeArray *SafeArray = (*SafeArray)(unsafe.Pointer(uintptr(v.Val)))
return &SafeArrayConversion{safeArray}
// ToString converts variant to Go string.
func (v *VARIANT) ToString() string {
if v.VT != VT_BSTR {
return ""
return BstrToString(*(**uint16)(unsafe.Pointer(&v.Val)))
// Clear the memory of variant object.
func (v *VARIANT) Clear() error {
return VariantClear(v)
// Value returns variant value based on its type.
// Currently supported types: 2- and 4-byte integers, strings, bools.
// Note that 64-bit integers, datetimes, and other types are stored as strings
// and will be returned as strings.
// Needs to be further converted, because this returns an interface{}.
func (v *VARIANT) Value() interface{} {
switch v.VT {
case VT_I1:
return int8(v.Val)
case VT_UI1:
return uint8(v.Val)
case VT_I2:
return int16(v.Val)
case VT_UI2:
return uint16(v.Val)
case VT_I4:
return int32(v.Val)
case VT_UI4:
return uint32(v.Val)
case VT_I8:
return int64(v.Val)
case VT_UI8:
return uint64(v.Val)
case VT_INT:
return int(v.Val)
case VT_UINT:
return uint(v.Val)
case VT_INT_PTR:
return uintptr(v.Val) // TODO
return uintptr(v.Val)
case VT_R4:
return *(*float32)(unsafe.Pointer(&v.Val))
case VT_R8:
return *(*float64)(unsafe.Pointer(&v.Val))
case VT_BSTR:
return v.ToString()
case VT_DATE:
// VT_DATE type will either return float64 or time.Time.
d := float64(v.Val)
date, err := GetVariantDate(d)
if err != nil {
return d
return date
return v.ToIUnknown()
return v.ToIDispatch()
case VT_BOOL:
return v.Val != 0
return nil