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ILCreateFromPath function

Returns the ITEMIDLIST structure associated with a specified file path.

Syntax


PIDLIST_ABSOLUTE ILCreateFromPath(
  _In_  PCTSTR pszPath
);

Parameters

pszPath [in]

Type: PCTSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated Unicode string that contains the path. This string should be no more than MAX_PATH characters in length, including the terminating null character.

Return value

Type: PIDLIST_ABSOLUTE

Returns a pointer to an ITEMIDLIST structure that corresponds to the path.

Remarks

Call ILFree to release the ITEMIDLIST when you are finished with it.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shlobj.h

Library

Shell32.lib

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)

Unicode and ANSI names

ILCreateFromPathW (Unicode) and ILCreateFromPathA (ANSI)

 

 

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