IFileSystemItem Interface

This interface provides access to properties and methods that are common to files and folders. Components that implement this interface will typically implement either IFile or IFolder as well.

Properties

Attributesread/writeIFileSystemItem

Provides the attributes (FILE_ATTRIBUTE_*) for the file or folder.

IDL [propget] HRESULT Attributes([out, retval] unsigned long* pValue)
[propput] HRESULT Attributes([in] unsigned long newValue)
.NET UInt32 Attributes[get, set]
VB6 Attributes As Long

Basenameread-onlyIFileSystemItem

Provides the name of the file or folder, without any path prefix.

IDL [propget] HRESULT Basename([out, retval] BSTR* pValue)
.NET String Basename[get]
VB6 Basename As String

FullPathread-onlyIFileSystemItem

Provides the fully qualified path to the file or folder within the plugin’s file system.

IDL [propget] HRESULT FullPath([out, retval] BSTR* pValue)
.NET String FullPath[get]
VB6 FullPath As String

Locationread-onlyIFileSystemItem

Provides the path to the file or folder. This should not include any trailing path separator characters.

IDL [propget] HRESULT Location([out, retval] BSTR* pValue)
.NET String Location[get]
VB6 Location As String

ModificationTimeread-onlyIFileSystemItem

Provides the time of the last modification to the file or folder.

IDL [propget] HRESULT ModificationTime([out, retval] FILETIME* pValue)
.NET FILETIME ModificationTime[get]
VB6 ModificationTime As FILETIME

Methods

DeleteIFileSystemItem

Deletes the file or folder. For folders, the bRecursive argument is used to control whether the folder should be removed if it contains files or folders.

IDL HRESULT Delete(
    [in] VARIANT_BOOL bRecursive)
.NET void Delete(
    Boolean bRecursive)
VB6 Delete(
    bRecursive As Boolean)
  • bRecursive
    If True, the folder represented by this interface should be removed along with its content. If False, the folder should only be removed if it does not contain any files or folders.