List a Directory and its Files

Windows Mobile SupportedWindows Embedded CE Not Supported


This code sample is named Pdir. It demonstrates how to list a directory's files and directories on a mobile device, using the Remote API (RAPI) interface.

Feature Area

Relevant APIs


To run the code sample

  1. Navigate to the solution file (*.sln), and double-click it. By default, the solution files are copied to the following folders:

    C:\Program Files\Windows Mobile 6 SDK\Samples\Common\CPP\Win32\Rapi\Pdir

    Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 launches and loads the solution.

  2. Build the solution (Ctrl+Shift+B).

  3. Deploy the solution (F5).

To use the application

  1. To list the files under the root directory, type "Pdir" or "Pdir \*".

  2. To list the files under a directory, take "windows" for example, type "Pdir \windows\*".


The code sample runs on the desktop host computer.

Development Environments

SDK: Windows Mobile 6 Professional SDK and Windows Mobile 6 Standard SDK

Development Environment: Visual Studio 2005.

ActiveSync: Version 4.5.

See Also


Code Samples for Windows Mobile