IFileIsInUse::GetAppName method

Retrieves the name of the application that is using the file.

Syntax


HRESULT GetAppName(
  [out]  LPWSTR *ppszName
);

Parameters

ppszName [out]

Type: LPWSTR*

The address of a pointer to a buffer that, when this method returns successfully, receives the application name.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

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

Remarks

This information can be passed to the user in a dialog box so that the user knows the source of the conflict and can act accordingly. For instance "File.txt is in use by Litware."

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

 

 

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