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URGENT Visual sourcesafe Variant problem

URGENT Visual sourcesafe Variant problem

URGENT Visual sourcesafe Variant problem

   I'm using OLE automation in C++ to add more functionality to Visual SourceSafe. I've a problem with my
IVSSItems->get_Item(variant,**bstr) method;

I'm not sure how variants work. I've attempted this before in borland  C++ and it was no problem but I've been trying it with Visual C++ and its just not working.
Here is the code.
IVSSItems *pVFolder;
IVSSItem *pVRoot,*pVItem;
IVSSDatabase *pVd

 VARIANT_BOOL varb1=false;


for(int i = 0; i < 13; ++i)
     var2.intVal = i+1;
//It works all the way down to here but it wont return a
//valid pVItem

Thanks in advance

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