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PathIsDirectory function

Verifies that a path is a valid directory.

Syntax


BOOL PathIsDirectory(
  _In_  LPCTSTR pszPath
);

Parameters

pszPath [in]

Type: LPCTSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of maximum length MAX_PATH that contains the path to verify.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns (BOOL)FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY if the path is a valid directory; otherwise, FALSE.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shlwapi.h

Library

Shlwapi.lib

DLL

Shlwapi.dll (version 4.71 or later)

Unicode and ANSI names

PathIsDirectoryW (Unicode) and PathIsDirectoryA (ANSI)

 

 

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