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IShellLibrary::SetFolderType method

Sets the library's folder type.

Syntax


HRESULT SetFolderType(
  [in]  REFFOLDERTYPEID ftid
);

Parameters

ftid [in]

Type: REFFOLDERTYPEID

The GUID or FOLDERTYPEID that represents the view template that is applied to a folder, usually based on its intended use and contents.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

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

Remarks

The folder type determines the default view template that is used by the folder. A view template specifies the columns and details that appear by default in Windows Explorer by default view of the folder. FOLDERTYPEID values are GUID values that are defined in shlguid.h.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 7 [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 R2 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

See also

Windows Libraries
IShellLibrary
folderType Element (Library Schema)

 

 

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