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PathIsLFNFileSpec function

Determines whether a file name is in long format.

Syntax


BOOL PathIsLFNFileSpec(
  _In_ LPCTSTR pszName
);

Parameters

pszName [in]

Type: LPCTSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of maximum length MAX_PATH that contains the file name to be tested.

Return value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if pszName exceeds the number of characters allowed by the 8.3 format, or FALSE otherwise.

Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shlwapi.h

Library

Shlwapi.lib

DLL

Shlwapi.dll (version 5.0 or later)

Unicode and ANSI names

PathIsLFNFileSpecW (Unicode) and PathIsLFNFileSpecA (ANSI)

See also

PathIsFileSpec

 

 

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