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IKnownFolder::GetShellItem method

Retrieves the location of a known folder in the Shell namespace in the form of a Shell item (IShellItem or derived interface).

Syntax


HRESULT GetShellItem(
  [in]   DWORD dwFlags,
  REFIID riid,
  [out]  void **ppv
);

Parameters

dwFlags [in]

Type: DWORD

Flags that specify special retrieval options. This value can be 0; otherwise, one or more of the KNOWN_FOLDER_FLAG values.

riid

Type: REFIID

A reference to the IID of the requested interface.

ppv [out]

Type: void**

When this method returns, contains the interface pointer requested in riid. This is typically IShellItem or IShellItem2.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

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

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows Vista [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]

Header

Shobjidl.h

IDL

Shobjidl.idl

See also

IKnownFolder
Known Folders Sample

 

 

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