IShellDispatch.Parent property

Retrieves an object that represents the parent of the current object.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


objParent = IShellDispatch.Parent


Property value

A variable of type IDispatch that receives the parent object.

Remarks

This property is implemented and accessed through the Shell.Parent property.

Examples

The following examples show the use of Parent in JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:


<script language="JScript">
    function fnShellParentJ()
    {
        var objShell = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        var objParent;

        objParent = objshell.Shell_Parent;
        if (objParent != null)
        {
            alert("Got parent property");
        }
    }
</script>


VBScript:


<script language="VBScript">
    function fnShellParentVB()
        dim objShell
        
        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
            if (not objShell is nothing) then
                dim objParent

                set objParent = objshell.Parent
                    if (not objParent is nothing) then
                        alert("Got parent property")
                    end if
                set objParent = nothing
            end if
        set objShell = nothing
    end function
 </script>


Visual Basic:


Private Sub fnShellParentVB()
    Dim objShell As Shell
    
    Set objShell = New Shell
        If (Not objShell Is Nothing) Then
            Dim objParent As Object
            
            Set objParent = objshell.Parent
                If (Not objParent Is Nothing) Then
                    Debug.Print "Got parent object"
                End If
            Set objParent = Nothing
        End If
    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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