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Folder.ParentFolder property

Contains the parent Folder object.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


ParentFolder = Folder.ParentFolder


Property value

An object reference to the ParentFolder object.

Remarks

Note  Not all methods are implemented for all folders. For example, the ParseName method is not implemented for the Control Panel folder (CSIDL_CONTROLS). If you attempt to call an unimplemented method, a 0x800A01BD (decimal 445) error is raised.

Examples

The following example shows the proper usage of ParentFolder for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnFolderParentFolderJ()
    {
        var objShell    = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        var objFolder;
        var ssfPROGRAMS = 2;
        
        objFolder = objShell.NameSpace(ssfPROGRAMS);
        if (objFolder != null)
        {
            var objParentFolder;
                
            objParentFolder = objFolder.ParentFolder;
            if (objParentFolder != null)
            {
                alert(objParentFolder.Title);
            }
        }
    }
</script>


VBScript:


<script language="VBScript">
    function fnFolderParentFolderVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        if (not objShell is nothing) then
            dim objFolder
            dim ssfPROGRAMS
            
            ssfPROGRAMS = 2
            set objFolder = objShell.NameSpace(ssfPROGRAMS)
            if (not objFolder is nothing) then
                dim objParentFolder
                        
                set objParentFolder = objFolder.ParentFolder
                if (not objParentFolder is nothing) then
                    alert(objParentFolder.Title)
                end if
                set objParentFolder = nothing
            end if
            set objFolder = nothing
        end if
        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


Private Sub fnFolderParentFolderVB()
    Dim objShell    As Shell
    Dim objFolder   As Folder
    Dim ssfPROGRAMS As Long
            
    ssfPROGRAMS = 2
    Set objShell = New Shell
    Set objFolder = objShell.NameSpace(ssfPROGRAMS)
    If (Not objFolder Is Nothing) Then
        Dim objParentFolder As Folder
                
        Set objParentFolder = objFolder.ParentFolder
        If (Not objParentFolder Is Nothing) Then
            Debug.Print objParentFolder.Title
        End If
        Set objParentFolder = Nothing
    End If
    Set objFolder = Nothing
    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub


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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