HlinkCreateShortcutFromMoniker function

[HlinkCreateShortcutFromMoniker may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions of the operating system or product.]

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Creates a shortcut from a moniker.

Syntax


HRESULT HlinkCreateShortcutFromMoniker(
        DWORD    grfHLSHORTCUTF,
        IMoniker *pimkTarget,
        LPCWSTR  pwzLocation,
        LPCWSTR  pwzDir,
        LPCWSTR  pwzFileName,
  _Out_ LPWSTR   *ppwzShortcutFile,
        DWORD    dwReserved
);

Parameters

grfHLSHORTCUTF

The shortcut image.

pimkTarget

The address of an IMoniker interface on the hyperlink target.

pwzLocation

The address of the string that represent the location in the hyperlink target for the new hyperlink. This must not be NULL.

pwzDir

The shortcut directory.

pwzFileName

The shortcut filename.

ppwzShortcutFile [out]

The shortcut file.

dwReserved

Reserved. Must be set to 0.

Return value

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

Requirements

Header

HLink.h

Library

HLink.Idl

DLL

Hlink.dll

 

 

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