WhichPlatform function

[WhichPlatform is available for use in the operating systems specified in the Requirements section. It may be altered or unavailable in subsequent versions.]

Retrieves a value that indicates the type of Shell32.dll that the platform contains.

Syntax

UINT WhichPlatform(

);

Parameters

This function has no parameters.

Return Value

Type: UINT

Return code Description
PLATFORM_UNKNOWN
The function was unable to determine the Shell32.dll version.
PLATFORM_IE3
Obsolete: Use PLATFORM_BROWSERONLY.
PLATFORM_BROWSERONLY
The Shell32.dll version is browser-only, with no new shell.
PLATFORM_INTEGRATED
The platform contains an integrated shell.

Remarks

This function always returns PLATFORM_INTEGRATED because Windows XP comes with an integrated shell.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlwapi.h
DLL Shlwapi.dll (version 5.0 or later)

See Also

Shell and Common Controls Versions