PathMatchSpecA function

Searches a string using a Microsoft MS-DOS wildcard match type.

Syntax

BOOL PathMatchSpecA(
  LPCSTR pszFile,
  LPCSTR pszSpec
);

Parameters

pszFile

Type: LPCSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of maximum length MAX_PATH that contains the path to be searched.

pszSpec

Type: LPCSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of maximum length MAX_PATH that contains the file type for which to search. For example, to test whether pszFile is a .doc file, pszSpec should be set to "*.doc".

Return Value

Type: BOOL

Returns TRUE if the string matches, or FALSE otherwise.

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)