FolderItem.Parent property

Gets an object that represents the parent of the item.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


objParent = FolderItem.Parent


Property value

A variable of type IDispatch that receives the parent object.

Examples

The following example shows the proper use of Parent for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnFolderItemParentJ()
    {
        var objShell   = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        var objFolder2;
        var ssfWINDOWS = 36;

        objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace(ssfWINDOWS);
        if (objFolder2 != null)
        {
            var objFolderItem;

            objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self;
            {
                var objParent;

                objParent = objFolderItem.Parent;
                if (objParent != null)
                {
                    alert("Got parent object");
                }
            }
        }
    }
</script>


VBScript:


 <script language="VBScript">
    function fnFolderItemParentVB()
        dim objShell
        dim objFolder2
        dim ssfWINDOWS

        ssfWINDOWS = 36
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        set objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace(ssfWINDOWS)
            if (not objFolder2 is nothing) then
                dim objFolderItem

                set objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self
                    if (not objFolderItem is nothing) then
                        dim objParent

                        set objParent = objFolderItem.Parent
                            if (not objParent is nothing) then
                                alert("Got parent object")
                            end if
                        set objParent = nothing
                    end if
                set objFolderItem = nothing
            end if
        set objFolder2 = nothing
        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnFolderItemParentJ()
    {
        var objShell   = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        var objFolder2;
        var ssfWINDOWS = 36;

        objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace(ssfWINDOWS);
        if (objFolder2 != null)
        {
            var objFolderItem;

            objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self;
            {
                var objParent;

                objParent = objFolderItem.Parent;
                if (objParent != null)
                {
                    alert("Got parent object");
                }
            }
        }
    }
</script>


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shldisp.h

IDL

Shldisp.idl

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)

 

 

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