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SignalFileOpen
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SignalFileOpen function

[SignalFileOpen is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions.]

Sends a notification to the Shell that the specified file has been opened.

Syntax


BOOL SignalFileOpen(
  _In_ PCIDLIST_ABSOLUTE pidl
);

Parameters

pidl [in]

Type: PCIDLIST_ABSOLUTE

A PIDL that specifies the file.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if successful; otherwise FALSE.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]

End of client support

Windows XP with SP2

End of server support

Windows Server 2003

Header

Shlobj.h

Library

Shell32.lib

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)

 

 

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