IShellLinkA::SetShowCmd method

Sets the show command for a Shell link object. The show command sets the initial show state of the window.

Syntax

HRESULT SetShowCmd(
  int iShowCmd
);

Parameters

iShowCmd

Type: int

Command. SetShowCmd accepts one of the following ShowWindow commands.

SW_SHOWNORMAL

Activates and displays a window. If the window is minimized or maximized, the system restores it to its original size and position. An application should specify this flag when displaying the window for the first time.

SW_SHOWMAXIMIZED

Activates the window and displays it as a maximized window.

SW_SHOWMINNOACTIVE

Displays the window in its minimized state, leaving the currently active window as active.

Return Value

Type: HRESULT

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shobjidl_core.h
DLL Shell32.dll (version 4.0 or later)

See Also

IShellLink

IShellLink::GetShowCmd

IShellLinkA

IShellLinkW