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SHLoadLibraryFromItem function

Creates and loads an IShellLibrary object from a specified library definition file.

Syntax


HRESULT SHLoadLibraryFromItem(
  _In_   IShellItem *psiLibrary,
  _In_   DWORD grfMode,
  _In_   REFIID riid,
  _Out_  void **ppv
);

Parameters

psiLibrary [in]

Type: IShellItem*

An IShellItem object for the library definition file to load.

grfMode [in]

Type: DWORD

One or more storage medium flags that specify access and sharing modes for the library object. Commonly specified flags are STGM_READ or STGM_READWRITE. For more information, see STGM.

riid [in]

Type: REFIID

The IID for IShellLibrary. (See usage remarks.)

ppv [out]

Type: void**

Receives the loaded IShellLibrary object. (See usage remarks.)

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If this function succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Remarks

Usage

The IID_PPV_ARGS macro is generally used to generate the riid and ppv parameters for this function. For an example, see SHCreateLibrary.

This is an inline helper function that wraps the IShellLibrary::LoadLibraryFromItem method.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

See also

IShellLibrary
IShellLibrary::LoadLibraryFromItem
IShellLibrary::LoadLibraryFromKnownFolder
SHCreateLibrary
SHLoadLibraryFromKnownFolder
SHLoadLibraryFromParsingName
SHGetItemFromObject
SHCreateItemWithParent
IShellItem

 

 

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