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Inside Macintosh: More Macintosh Toolbox /
Chapter 6 - Component Manager / Component Manager Reference
Routines for Applications / Finding Components


The GetComponentListModSeed function allows you to determine if the list of registered components has changed. This function returns the value of the component registration seed number. By comparing this value to values previously returned by the this function, you can determine whether the list has changed. Your application may
use this information to rebuild its internal component lists or to trigger other activity that is necessary whenever new components are available.

FUNCTION GetComponentListModSeed: LongInt;
The GetComponentListModSeed function returns a long integer containing the component registration seed number. Each time the Component Manager registers or unregisters a component it generates a new, unique seed number.

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6 JUL 1996