PathGetCharTypeA function

Determines the type of character in relation to a path.

Syntax

UINT PathGetCharTypeA(
  UCHAR ch
);

Parameters

ch

Type: TUCHAR

The character for which to determine the type.

Return Value

Type: UINT

Returns one or more of the following values that define the type of character.

Return code Description
GCT_INVALID
The character is not valid in a path.
GCT_LFNCHAR
The character is valid in a long file name.
GCT_SEPARATOR
The character is a path separator.
GCT_SHORTCHAR
The character is valid in a short (8.3) file name.
GCT_WILD
The character is a wildcard character.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlwapi.h
Library Shlwapi.lib
DLL Shlwapi.dll (version 4.71 or later)