System.Shell.Item.name property

[ The Windows Gadget Platform/Sidebar is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions. ]

Gets the name of the System.Shell.Item.

This property is read-only.

Syntax

strname = System.Shell.Item.name

Property value

A String that receives the name.

Remarks

Honors the "Hide extensions for known file types" setting in Windows Explorer.

Examples

The following example demonstrates how to get the name for an object dropped on the gadget.

// --------------------------------------------------------------------
// Display the names of objects dropped on the gadget.
// --------------------------------------------------------------------
function GetItemFromDrop()
{    
    spFeedback.innerHTML = "Item(s) dropped.<br/>";
    var intIndex = 0;
    var oItem;
    var sItem;
    while(oItem = System.Shell.itemFromFileDrop(event.dataTransfer, intIndex))
    {
        // Display object properties and increment the index.
        sItem = "Other: ";
        if (oItem.isFileSystem == true)
        {
            sItem = "File: ";
        }
        if (oItem.isFolder == true)
        {
            sItem = "Folder: ";
        }
        if (oItem.isLink == true)
        {
            oLinkItem = oItem.link;
            sItem = "Link (" + oLinkItem.path + "): ";
        }
        spFeedback.innerHTML += sItem;
        spFeedback.innerHTML += oItem.name + "<br/>"; 
                
        intIndex++;
    }
}

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
End of client support
Windows 7
End of server support
Windows Server 2008
IDL
Sidebar.idl
DLL
Sidebar.Exe (version 1.00 or later)