Explorer Command Verb Sample
Demonstrates how to implement a Shell verb using the ExplorerCommand and ExplorerCommandState methods.
This topic contains the following sections.
|Product||Minimum Product Version|
|Windows Software Development Kit (SDK)||7.0|
This sample is available in the following locations.
|Code Gallery||Windows Shell Integration Samples on Code Gallery|
|Windows 7 SDK||Download Windows 7 SDK|
In the case of the Windows SDK, once you have downloaded and installed it, you will find the samples in the installed directory. For example, use of the default installation path for the Windows 7 SDK results in the samples being placed under
C:\Program Files\Microsoft SDKs\Windows\v7.0\Samples\.
To build the sample from the command prompt:
- Open the command prompt window and navigate to the ExplorerCommandVerb project directory.
To build the sample using Microsoft Visual Studio (preferred):
- Open Windows Explorer and navigate to the ExplorerCommandVerb project directory.
- Double-click the icon for the ExplorerCommandVerb.sln file to open the project in Visual Studio.
- From the Build menu, select Build Solution.
- Navigate to the directory that contains the ExplorerCommandVerb.dll, using the command prompt or Windows Explorer. Make sure you use the 64-bit DLL file on 64-bit Windows.
- At the command line, enter
- Two new verbs will be shown on the context menu when you right-click a .txt file.