FindFiles

Shell.FindFiles method

Displays the Find: All Files dialog box. This is the same as clicking the Start menu and then selecting Search (or its equivalent under systems earlier than Windows XP.

Syntax


Shell.FindFiles()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

JScript

This method does not return a value.

VB

This method does not return a value.

Examples

The following example shows FindFiles in use. Proper usage is shown for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnShellFindFilesJ()
    {
        var objShell = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        
        objShell.Shell_FindFiles();
    }
</script>


VBScript:


<script language="VBScript">
    function fnShellFindFilesVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        objShell.FindFiles

        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


Private Sub fnShellFindFilesVB()
    Dim objShell As Shell

    Set objShell = New Shell
    objShell.FindFiles

    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub


Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]

Minimum supported server

Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]

Header

Shldisp.h

IDL

Shldisp.idl

DLL

Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)

 

 

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