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CeCheckPassword (RAPI)
CeCloseHandle (RAPI)
CeCopyFile (RAPI)
CeCreateDatabase (RAPI)
CeCreateDatabaseEx (RAPI)
CeCreateDirectory (RAPI)
CeCreateFile (RAPI)
CeCreateProcess (RAPI)
CeDeleteDatabase (RAPI)
CeDeleteDatabaseEx (RAPI)
CeDeleteFile (RAPI)
CeDeleteRecord (RAPI)
CeEnumDBVolumes (RAPI)
CeFindAllDatabases (RAPI)
CeFindAllFiles (RAPI)
CeFindClose (RAPI)
CeFindFirstDatabase (RAPI)
CeFindFirstDatabaseEx (RAPI)
CeFindFirstFile (RAPI)
CeFindNextDatabase (RAPI)
CeFindNextDatabaseEx (RAPI)
CeFindNextFile (RAPI)
CeGetClassName (RAPI)
CeGetDesktopDeviceCaps (RAPI)
CeGetFileAttributes (RAPI)
CeGetFileSize (RAPI)
CeGetFileTime (RAPI)
CeGetLastError (RAPI)
CeGetSpecialFolderPath (RAPI)
CeGetStoreInformation (RAPI)
CeGetSystemInfo (RAPI)
CeGetSystemMetrics (RAPI)
CeGetSystemPowerStatusEx (RAPI)
CeGetTempPath (RAPI)
CeGetVersionEx (RAPI)
CeGetWindow (RAPI)
CeGetWindowLong (RAPI)
CeGetWindowText (RAPI)
CeGlobalMemoryStatus (RAPI)
CeMountDBVol (RAPI)
CeMoveFile (RAPI)
CeOidGetInfo (RAPI)
CeOidGetInfoEx (RAPI)
CeOpenDatabase (RAPI)
CeOpenDatabaseEx (RAPI)
CeRapiFreeBuffer
CeRapiGetError
CeRapiInit
CeRapiInitEx
CeRapiInvoke
CeRapiUninit
CeReadFile (RAPI)
CeReadRecordProps (RAPI)
CeReadRecordPropsEx (RAPI)
CeRegCloseKey (RAPI)
CeRegCreateKeyEx (RAPI)
CeRegDeleteKey (RAPI)
CeRegDeleteValue (RAPI)
CeRegEnumKeyEx (RAPI)
CeRegEnumValue (RAPI)
CeRegOpenKeyEx (RAPI)
CeRegQueryInfoKey (RAPI)
CeRegQueryValueEx (RAPI)
CeRegSetValueEx (RAPI)
CeRemoveDirectory (RAPI)
CeSeekDatabase (RAPI)
CeSetDatabaseInfo (RAPI)
CeSetDatabaseInfoEx (RAPI)
CeSetEndOfFile (RAPI)
CeSetFileAttributes (RAPI)
CeSetFilePointer (RAPI)
CeSetFileTime (RAPI)
CeSHCreateShortcut (RAPI)
CeSHGetShortcutTarget (RAPI)
CeUnmountDBVol (RAPI)
CeWriteFile (RAPI)
CeWriteRecordProps (RAPI)
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RAPI Functions

Windows CE .NET

The following table shows the RAPI functions, with a description of the purpose of each.

Programming element Description
CeCheckPassword (RAPI) This function compares a specified string to the system password.
CeCloseHandle (RAPI) This function closes an open object handle.
CeCopyFile (RAPI) This function copies an existing file to a new file.
CeCreateDatabase (RAPI) This function creates a new database.
CeCreateDatabaseEx (RAPI) This function creates a new database in the object store or in a mounted volume.
CeCreateDirectory (RAPI) This function creates a new directory.
CeCreateFile (RAPI) This function creates, opens, or truncates a file, pipe, communications resource, disk device, or console.
CeCreateProcess (RAPI) This function is used to run a new program.
CeDeleteDatabase (RAPI) This function removes a database from the object store.
CeDeleteDatabaseEx (RAPI) This function removes a database from the object store or a mounted database volume.
CeDeleteFile (RAPI) This function deletes an existing file from the object store.
CeDeleteRecord (RAPI) This function deletes a record from a database.
CeEnumDBVolumes (RAPI) This function enumerates all mounted database volumes and returns the name for each.
CeFindAllDatabases (RAPI) This function retrieves information about all databases of a given type residing on the Windows CE device.
CeFindAllFiles (RAPI) This function retrieves information about all files and directories in the given directory of the Windows CE object store.
CeFindClose (RAPI) This function closes the specified search handle.
CeFindFirstDatabase (RAPI) This function opens an enumeration context to enable an application to enumerate all databases in the object store.
CeFindFirstDatabaseEx (RAPI) This function opens an enumeration context for all databases in a database volume.
CeFindFirstFile (RAPI) This function searches a directory for a file whose name matches the specified filename.
CeFindNextDatabase (RAPI) This function retrieves the next database in an enumeration context.
CeFindNextDatabaseEx (RAPI) This function retrieves the next database in an enumeration context.
CeFindNextFile (RAPI) This function continues a file search from a previous call to the CeFindFirstFile (RAPI) function.
CeGetClassName (RAPI) This function retrieves the name of the class to which the specified window belongs.
CeGetDesktopDeviceCaps (RAPI) This function retrieves device-specific information about a specified device.
CeGetFileAttributes (RAPI) This function returns attributes for a specified file or directory.
CeGetFileSize (RAPI) This function retrieves the size, in bytes, of the specified file.
CeGetFileTime (RAPI) This function retrieves the date and time that a file was created, last accessed, and last modified.
CeGetLastError (RAPI) This function returns the calling thread's last-error code value.
CeGetSpecialFolderPath (RAPI) This function gets the path to a special shell folder.
CeGetStoreInformation (RAPI) This function fills in a STORE_INFORMATION structure with the size of the object store and the amount of free space currently in the object store.
CeGetSystemInfo (RAPI) This function returns information about the current system.
CeGetSystemMetrics (RAPI) This function retrieves the widths and heights of Windows display elements and system configuration settings.
CeGetSystemPowerStatusEx (RAPI) This function retrieves the power status of the system.
CeGetTempPath (RAPI) This function gets the path to the directory designated for temporary files.
CeGetVersionEx (RAPI) This function obtains extended information about the version of the operating system that is currently running.
CeGetWindow (RAPI) This function retrieves the handle to a window that has the specified relationship to the specified window.
CeGetWindowLong (RAPI) This function retrieves information about the specified window.
CeGetWindowText (RAPI) This function copies the text of the specified window's title bar — if it has one — into a buffer.
CeGlobalMemoryStatus (RAPI) This function gets information on the physical and virtual memory of the system.
CeMountDBVol (RAPI) This function issues a mount request for a database volume that contains both data and an integrity log.
CeMoveFile (RAPI) This function renames an existing file or a directory — including all its children.
CeOidGetInfo (RAPI) This function retrieves information about an object in the object store.
CeOidGetInfoEx (RAPI) This function retrieves information about an object in the object store or a mounted database volume.
CeOpenDatabase (RAPI) This function opens an existing database.
CeOpenDatabaseEx (RAPI) This function opens an existing database on any database volume, including mounted databases.
CeRapiFreeBuffer This function frees the memory on the desktop computer allocated by a call to CeFindAllDatabases, CeFindAllFiles, or CeReadRecordProps.
CeRapiGetError This function reports remote API related failures.
CeRapiInit This function attempts to initialize the Windows CE remote application programming interface (RAPI).
CeRapiInitEx This function attempts to initialize the Windows CE remote application programming interface (RAPI) and initially returns an event handle.
CeRapiInvoke This function can be used as a general-purpose mechanism to remotely execute a routine on the Windows CE device.
CeRapiUninit This function uninitializes the Windows CE remote application programming interface (RAPI).
CeReadFile (RAPI) This function reads data from a file, starting at the position indicated by the file pointer.
CeReadRecordProps (RAPI) This function reads properties from the current record.
CeReadRecordPropsEx (RAPI) This function reads properties from the current record.
CeRegCloseKey (RAPI) This function releases the handle of the specified key.
CeRegCreateKeyEx (RAPI) This function creates the specified key.
CeRegDeleteKey (RAPI) This function deletes a named subkey from the specified registry key.
CeRegDeleteValue (RAPI) This function removes a named value from the specified registry key.
CeRegEnumKeyEx (RAPI) This function enumerates subkeys of the specified open registry key.
CeRegEnumValue (RAPI) This function enumerates the values for the specified open registry key.
CeRegOpenKeyEx (RAPI) This function opens the specified key.
CeRegQueryInfoKey (RAPI) This function retrieves information about a specified registry key.
CeRegQueryValueEx (RAPI) This function retrieves the type and data for a specified value name associated with an open registry key.
CeRegSetValueEx (RAPI) This function stores data in the value field of an open registry key. It can also set additional value and type information for the specified key.
CeRemoveDirectory (RAPI) This function deletes an existing empty directory.
CeSeekDatabase (RAPI) This function seeks the specified record in an open database.
CeSetDatabaseInfo (RAPI) This function sets various database parameters, including the name, type, and sort-order descriptions.
CeSetDatabaseInfoEx (RAPI) This function sets various database parameters, including the name, type, sort-order descriptions, and compression of the database.
CeSetEndOfFile (RAPI) This function moves the end-of-file position for the specified file to the current position of the file pointer.
CeSetFileAttributes (RAPI) This function sets a file's attributes.
CeSetFilePointer (RAPI) This function moves the file pointer of an open file.
CeSetFileTime (RAPI) This function sets the date and time that a file was created, last accessed, or last modified.
CeSHCreateShortcut (RAPI) This function creates a shortcut.
CeSHGetShortcutTarget (RAPI) This function retrieves the shortcut's target path.
CeUnmountDBVol (RAPI) This function unmounts a database volume.
CeWriteFile (RAPI) This function writes data to a file.
CeWriteRecordProps (RAPI) This function writes a set of properties to a single record, creating the record if necessary.

 Last updated on Thursday, April 08, 2004

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