The Windows Shell

Overview of the The Windows Shell technology.

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Class

 
CItemIDFactory

Exposes methods for interacting with Shell data sources.

Enumerations

 
_BROWSERFRAMEOPTIONS

Used with method IBrowserFrameOptions::GetFrameOptions.
_EXPCMDSTATE

EXPCMDSTATE values represent the command state of a Shell item.
_EXPLORERPANESTATE

Indicate flags used by IExplorerPaneVisibility::GetPaneState to get the current state of the given Windows Explorer pane.
_FILEOPENDIALOGOPTIONS

Defines the set of options available to an Open or Save dialog.
_KF_DEFINITION_FLAGS

Flags that specify certain known folder behaviors. Used with the KNOWNFOLDER_DEFINITION structure.
_KF_REDIRECT_FLAGS

Flags used by IKnownFolderManager::Redirect to specify details of a known folder redirection such as permissions and ownership for the redirected folder.
_KF_REDIRECTION_CAPABILITIES

Flags that specify the current redirection capabilities of a known folder. Used by IKnownFolder::GetRedirectionCapabilities.
_NSTCITEMSTATE

Specifies the state of a tree item. These values are used by methods of the INameSpaceTreeControl interface.
_NSTCSTYLE

Describes the characteristics of a given namespace tree control.
_SHCONTF

Determines the types of items included in an enumeration. These values are used with the IShellFolder::EnumObjects method.
_SHGDNF

Defines the values used with the IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf and IShellFolder::SetNameOf methods to specify the type of file or folder names used by those methods.
_SICHINTF

Used to determine how to compare two Shell items. IShellItem::Compare uses this enumerated type.
_SPBEGINF

Used by IActionProgress::Begin, these constants specify certain UI operations that are to be enabled or disabled.
_SVGIO

Used with the IFolderView::Items, IFolderView::ItemCount, and IShellView::GetItemObject methods to restrict or control the items in their collections.
_SVSIF

Indicates flags used by IFolderView, IFolderView2, IShellView and IShellView2 to specify a type of selection to apply.
_TRANSFER_SOURCE_FLAGS

Used by methods of the ITransferSource and ITransferDestination interfaces to control their file operations.
APPACTIONFLAGS

Specifies application management actions supported by an application publisher. These flags are bitmasks passed to IShellApp::GetPossibleActions.
APPINFODATAFLAGS

Specifies application information to return from IShellApp::GetAppInfo. These flags are bitmasks used in the dwMask member of the APPINFODATA structure.
APPLICATION_VIEW_ORIENTATION

Defines the set of display orientation modes for a window (app view). Used by IApplicationDesignModeSettings2::GetApplicationViewOrientation and IApplicationDesignModeSettings2::SetApplicationViewOrientation.
APPLICATION_VIEW_SIZE_PREFERENCE

Defines the set of possible general window (app view) size preferences. Used by ILaunchSourceViewSizePreference::GetSourceViewSizePreference and ILaunchTargetViewSizePreference::GetTargetViewSizePreference.
APPLICATION_VIEW_STATE

Indicates the current view state of a Windows Store app. Used by IApplicationDesignModeSettings::SetApplicationViewState and IApplicationDesignModeSettings::IsApplicationViewStateSupported.
ASSOCDATA

Used by IQueryAssociations::GetData to define the type of data that is to be returned.
ASSOCIATIONLEVEL

Specifies the source of the default association for a file name extension. Used by methods of the IApplicationAssociationRegistration interface.
ASSOCIATIONTYPE

Specifies the type of association for an application. Used by methods of the IApplicationAssociationRegistration interface.
ASSOCKEY

Specifies the type of key to be returned by IQueryAssociations::GetKey.
ASSOCSTR

Used by IQueryAssociations::GetString to define the type of string that is to be returned.
ATTACHMENT_ACTION

Provides a set of flags to be used with IAttachmentExecute::Prompt to indicate the action to be performed upon user confirmation.
ATTACHMENT_PROMPT

Provides a set of flags to be used with IAttachmentExecute::Prompt to indicate the type of prompt UI to display.
AUTOCOMPLETELISTOPTIONS

Specifies which objects are enumerated for autocompletion lists.
AUTOCOMPLETEOPTIONS

Specifies values used by IAutoComplete2::GetOptions and IAutoComplete2::SetOptions for options surrounding autocomplete.
BNSTATE

Deprecated. Used by IBrowserService::SetNavigateState and IBrowserService::GetNavigateState to specify navigation states.
CATEGORYINFO_FLAGS

Provides a set of flags for use with the CATEGORY_INFO structure.
CATSORT_FLAGS

Specifies methods for sorting category data.
CM_ENUM_FLAGS

Used by members of the IColumnManager interface to specify which set of columns are being requested, either all or only those currently visible.
CM_MASK

Indicates which values in the CM_COLUMNINFO structure should be set during calls to IColumnManager::SetColumnInfo.
CM_SET_WIDTH_VALUE

Specifies width values in pixels and includes special support for default and autosize. Used by members of the IColumnManager interface through the CM_COLUMNINFO structure.
CM_STATE

Specifies column state values. Used by members of the IColumnManager interface through the CM_COLUMNINFO structure.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_ACCOUNT_OPTIONS

Indicates the type of credential that a credential provider should return to associate with the "Other user" tile. Used by ICredentialProviderUserArray_GetAccountOptions.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_CREDENTIAL_FIELD_OPTIONS

Provides customization options for a single field in a logon or credential UI.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_FIELD_INTERACTIVE_STATE

Describes the state of a field and how it a user can interact with it. Fields can be displayed by a credential provider in a variety of different interactive states.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_FIELD_STATE

Specifies the state of a single field in the Credential UI.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_FIELD_TYPE

Specifies a type of credential field. Used by CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_FIELD_DESCRIPTOR.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_GET_SERIALIZATION_RESPONSE

Describes the response when a credential provider attempts to serialize credentials.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_STATUS_ICON

Indicates which status icon should be displayed.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_USAGE_SCENARIO

Declares the scenarios in which a credential provider is supported. A credential provider usage scenario (CPUS) enables the credential provider to provide distinct enumeration behavior and UI field setup across scenarios.
DATAOBJ_GET_ITEM_FLAGS

Values used by the SHGetItemFromDataObject function to specify options concerning the processing of the source object.
DEF_SHARE_ID

Values that specify the folder being acted on by methods of the ISharingConfigurationManager interface.
DEFAULT_FOLDER_MENU_RESTRICTIONS

. (DEFAULT_FOLDER_MENU_RESTRICTIONS)
DEFAULTSAVEFOLDERTYPE

Specifies the default save location.
DESKTOP_WALLPAPER_POSITION

Specifies how the desktop wallpaper should be displayed.
DEVICE_SCALE_FACTOR

Indicates a spoofed device scale factor, as a percent. Used by IApplicationDesignModeSettings::SetApplicationViewState and IApplicationDesignModeSettings::IsApplicationViewStateSupported.
DISPLAY_DEVICE_TYPE

Indicates whether the device is a primary or immersive type of display.
DROPIMAGETYPE

Values used with the DROPDESCRIPTION structure to specify the drop image.
EXPLORER_BROWSER_FILL_FLAGS

These flags are used with IExplorerBrowser::FillFromObject.
EXPLORER_BROWSER_OPTIONS

These flags are used with IExplorerBrowser::GetOptions and IExplorerBrowser::SetOptions.
FDAP

Specifies list placement.
FDE_OVERWRITE_RESPONSE

Specifies the values used by the IFileDialogEvents::OnOverwrite method to indicate an application's response to an overwrite request during a save operation using the common file dialog.
FDE_SHAREVIOLATION_RESPONSE

Specifies the values used by the IFileDialogEvents::OnShareViolation method to indicate an application's response to a sharing violation that occurs when a file is opened or saved.
FFFP_MODE

Describes match criteria. Used by methods of the IKnownFolderManager interface.
FILE_USAGE_TYPE

Constants used by IFileIsInUse::GetUsage to indicate how a file in use is being used.
FILETYPEATTRIBUTEFLAGS

Indicates FILETYPEATTRIBUTEFLAGS constants that are used in the EditFlags value of a file association PROGID registry key.
FOLDER_ENUM_MODE

Used by IObjectWithFolderEnumMode::GetMode and IObjectWithFolderEnumMode::SetMode methods to get and set the display modes for the folders.
FOLDERFLAGS

A set of flags that specify folder view options. The flags are independent of each other and can be used in any combination.
FOLDERLOGICALVIEWMODE

Used by IFolderViewSettings::GetViewMode and ISearchFolderItemFactory::SetFolderLogicalViewMode to describe the view mode.
FOLDERVIEWMODE

Specifies the folder view type.
FOLDERVIEWOPTIONS

Used by methods of the IFolderViewOptions interface to activate Windows Vista options not supported by default in Windows 7 and later systems as well as deactivating new Windows 7 options.
IESHORTCUTFLAGS

Specifies how a shortcut should be handled by the browser.
KF_CATEGORY

Value that represent a category by which a folder registered with the Known Folder system can be classified.
KNOWN_FOLDER_FLAG

Specify special retrieval options for known folders. These values supersede CSIDL values, which have parallel meanings.
LIBRARYFOLDERFILTER

Defines options for filtering folder items.
LIBRARYMANAGEDIALOGOPTIONS

Used by SHShowManageLibraryUI to define options for handling a name collision when saving a library.
LIBRARYOPTIONFLAGS

Specifies the library options.
LIBRARYSAVEFLAGS

Specifies the options for handling a name collision when saving a library.
MIMEASSOCIATIONDIALOG_IN_FLAGS

Used with the MIMEAssociationDialog function to determine how it executes.
MONITOR_APP_VISIBILITY

Specifies whether a display is showing desktop windows instead of Windows Store apps.
NSTCFOLDERCAPABILITIES

Specifies the state of a tree item. These values are used by methods of the INameSpaceTreeControlFolderCapabilities interface.
NSTCSTYLE2

Used by methods of the INameSpaceTreeControl2 to specify extended display styles in a Shell namespace treeview.
NWMF

Flags used by INewWindowManager::EvaluateNewWindow. These values are factors in the decision of whether to display a pop-up window.
PACKAGE_EXECUTION_STATE

. (PACKAGE_EXECUTION_STATE)
PERCEIVED

Specifies a file's perceived type. This set of constants is used in the AssocGetPerceivedType function.
PUBAPPINFOFLAGS

Specifies which members in the PUBAPPINFO structure are valid. These flags are bitmasks set in the dwMask member and passed to IPublishedApp::GetPublishedAppInfo.
QUERY_USER_NOTIFICATION_STATE

Specifies the state of the machine for the current user in relation to the propriety of sending a notification. Used by SHQueryUserNotificationState.
RESTRICTIONS

These flags are used with the SHRestricted function.
SCALE_CHANGE_FLAGS

Flags that are used to indicate the scaling change that occurred.
SCNRT_STATUS

Indicates whether to enable or disable Async Register and Deregister for SHChangeNotifyRegisterThread.
SECURELOCKCODE

Deprecated. This enumeration is used by the BASEBROWSERDATA structure to indicate the base browser's lock icon status.
SHARD

Indicates the interpretation of the data passed by SHAddToRecentDocs in its pv parameter to identify the item whose usage statistics are being tracked.
SHARE_ROLE

Specifies the access permissions assigned to the Users or Public folder. Used in CreateShare and GetSharePermissions.
SHCOLSTATE

Describes how a property should be treated. These values are defined in Shtypes.h.
SHELL_LINK_DATA_FLAGS

Specifies option settings. Used with IShellLinkDataList::GetFlags and IShellLinkDataList::SetFlags.
SHELL_UI_COMPONENT

Identifies the type of UI component that is needed in the shell.
ShellFolderViewOptions

Specifies the view options returned by the ViewOptions property.
ShellSpecialFolderConstants

Specifies unique, system-independent values that identify special folders.
ShellWindowFindWindowOptions

Specifies options for finding window in the Shell windows collection.
ShellWindowTypeConstants

Specifies types of Shell windows.
SHGLOBALCOUNTER

Identifiers for various global counters, or shared variables. Each global counter can be incremented or decremented using SHGlobalCounterIncrement and SHGlobalCounterDecrement.
SHREGDEL_FLAGS

Provides a set of values that indicate from which base key an item will be deleted.
SHREGENUM_FLAGS

Provides a set of values that indicate the base key that will be used for an enumeration.
SHSTOCKICONID

Used by SHGetStockIconInfo to identify which stock system icon to retrieve.
SIGDN

Requests the form of an item's display name to retrieve through IShellItem::GetDisplayName and SHGetNameFromIDList.
SPACTION

Describes an action being performed that requires progress to be shown to the user using an IActionProgress interface.
SPTEXT

Specifies the type of descriptive text being provided to an IActionProgress interface.
STPFLAG

Used by the ITaskbarList4::SetTabProperties method to specify tab properties.
SVUIA_STATUS

Used with the IBrowserService2::_UIActivateView method to set the state of a browser view.
SYNCMGR_CANCEL_REQUEST

Describes a request by the user to cancel a synchronization.
SYNCMGR_CONFLICT_ITEM_TYPE

Describes conflict item type.
SYNCMGR_CONTROL_FLAGS

Specifies how an operation requested on certain methods of ISyncMgrControl should be performed.
SYNCMGR_EVENT_FLAGS

Specifies flags for a synchronization event.
SYNCMGR_EVENT_LEVEL

Specifies the type of event being reported to Sync Center.
SYNCMGR_HANDLER_CAPABILITIES

Specifies the capabilities of a handler regarding the actions that can be performed against it.
SYNCMGR_HANDLER_POLICIES

Enumerates policies specified by a sync handler that deviate from the default policy.
SYNCMGR_HANDLER_TYPE

Specifies the type of a handler. Used by ISyncMgrHandlerInfo::GetType.
SYNCMGR_ITEM_CAPABILITIES

Specifies the actions that can be performed against an item.
SYNCMGR_ITEM_POLICIES

Specifies an item's policies to control how they can be enabled or disabled by group policy.
SYNCMGR_PRESENTER_CHOICE

Describes what choice a user makes about a sync manager conflict resolution. Used by ISyncMgrConflictPresenter.
SYNCMGR_PRESENTER_NEXT_STEP

Describes the next step that is to occur in sync manager conflict resolution. Used by ISyncMgrConflictPresenter.
SYNCMGR_PROGRESS_STATUS

Specifies the current progress status of a synchronization process. Used by ISyncMgrSyncCallback::ReportProgress.
SYNCMGR_RESOLUTION_ABILITIES

Indicates abilities and the conflict resolution activity to follow. Used with ISyncMgrResolutionHandler::QueryAbilities.
SYNCMGR_RESOLUTION_FEEDBACK

Describes Sync Manager resolution feedback. Used by ISyncMgrResolutionHandler.
SYNCMGR_SYNC_CONTROL_FLAGS

Indicates flags used by ISyncMgrControl::StartHandlerSync and ISyncMgrControl::StartItemSync.
SYNCMGRFLAG

The SYNCMGRFLAG enumeration values are used in the ISyncMgrSynchronize::Initialize method to indicate how the synchronization event was initiated.
SYNCMGRHANDLERFLAGS

Used in the SYNCMGRHANDLERINFO structure as flags that apply to the current handler.
SYNCMGRINVOKEFLAGS

The SYNCMGRINVOKEFLAGS enumeration value specifies how the Sync Manager is to be invoked in the ISyncMgrSynchronizeInvoke::UpdateItems method.
SYNCMGRITEMFLAGS

Specifies information for the current item in the SYNCMGRITEM structure.
SYNCMGRLOGLEVEL

The SYNCMGRLOGLEVEL enumeration values specify an error level for use in the ISyncMgrSynchronizeCallback::LogError method.
SYNCMGRREGISTERFLAGS

The SYNCMGRREGISTERFLAGS enumeration values are used in methods of the ISyncMgrRegister interface to identify events for which the handler is registered to be notified.
SYNCMGRSTATUS

Used in the ISyncMgrSynchronize::SetItemStatus method to specify the updated status for the item.
tagDESKBANDCID

These command IDs can be sent to the band object's container with IOleCommandTarget::Exec.
tagSFBS_FLAGS

Specifies how the StrFormatByteSizeEx function should handle rounding of undisplayed digits.
THUMBBUTTONFLAGS

Used by THUMBBUTTON to control specific states and behaviors of the button.
THUMBBUTTONMASK

Used by the THUMBBUTTON structure to specify which members of that structure contain valid data.
ThumbnailStreamCacheOptions

Defines the cache options used by the IThumbnailStreamCache interface.
TRANSLATEURL_IN_FLAGS

The TRANSLATEURL_IN_FLAGS enumerated values are used with the TranslateURL function to determine how it will execute.
UNDOCK_REASON

Values that indicate the reason that a docked accessibility app window has been undocked. Used by IAccessibilityDockingServiceCallback::Undocked.
URL_SCHEME

Used to specify URL schemes.
URLASSOCIATIONDIALOG_IN_FLAGS

The URLASSOCIATIONDIALOG_IN_FLAGS enumerated values are used with URLAssociationDialog to determine how it executes.
VPCOLORFLAGS

Specifies the use of a color. Used by IVisualProperties methods.
VPWATERMARKFLAGS

Specifies watermark flags. Used by IVisualProperties::SetWatermark.
WTS_CONTEXTFLAGS

Specifies the context of a thumbnail extraction. Used by IThumbnailSettings::SetContext.
WTS_FLAGS

Values used by IThumbnailCache::GetThumbnail to specify options for the extraction and display of the thumbnail image.

Functions

 
_CancelPendingNavigationAsync

Deprecated. Enables a derived class to request that the base class cancel any pending navigation.
_CancelPendingView

Deprecated. Enables a derived class to request that the base class cancel any pending views.
_CloseAndReleaseToolbars

Deprecated. Requests the closing of the browser toolbars hosted by the derived class.
_DisableModeless

Deprecated. Enables a derived class to ask the base class whether a modal UI is visible. A modal UI blocks minimize and close behavior in the browser window.
_ExecChildren

Deprecated. Enables the derived class to issue a command through the IOleCommandTarget::Exec method directly, instead of relying on the base class.
_FindTBar

Deprecated. Returns the index of a browser toolbar item based on Component Object Model (COM) identity rules.
_get_itbLastFocus

Deprecated. Gets the ID of the last toolbar or view that had focus.
_GetBorderDWHelper

Deprecated. A helper method for the implementation of GetBorderDW.
_GetEffectiveClientArea

Deprecated. Used with IBrowserService2::_GetViewBorderRect to negotiate the dimensions of the browser view.
_GetToolbarCount

Deprecated. Returns the number of toolbars in the browser window.
_GetToolbarItem

Deprecated. Gets a specific item from a toolbar.
_GetViewBorderRect

Deprecated. Used with IBrowserService2::_GetEffectiveClientArea to negotiate the size and position of the browser view.
_Initialize

Deprecated. Coordinates the initializing of state between the base and the derived classes.
_LoadToolbars

Deprecated. Loads the saved state of the browser's toolbars.
_MaySaveChanges

Deprecated. Enables the base class to check whether the browser view needs to save changes before closing.
_NavigateToPidl

Deprecated. Navigates the base class to a new location synchronously.
_NewEnum

Retrieves an enumerator for the collection of Shell windows.
_OnFocusChange

Deprecated. Coordinates focus between the base and the derived class when the focus shifts between the derived class's browser toolbars and its view.
_PauseOrResumeView

Deprecated. Enables a derived class to request the base class to either pause (such as before a minimize operation) or resume the browser view.
_PositionViewWindow

Deprecated. Used in view size negotiations. This method is called by _UpdateViewRectSize after determining the available dimensions.
_put_itbLastFocus

Deprecated. Sets the last toolbar or the last view with focus.
_ResizeAllBorders

Deprecated. (IBrowserService4._ResizeAllBorders)
_ResizeNextBorder

Deprecated. Resizes the border of the browser view in response to the addition or removal of toolbars.
_ResizeNextBorderHelper

Deprecated. A helper method used by the implementation of IBrowserService2::_ResizeNextBorder.
_ResizeView

Deprecated. Calls IBrowserService2::_UpdateViewRectSize, then updates the browser view by using IOleInPlaceActiveObject::ResizeBorder.
_SaveToolbars

Deprecated. Saves the state of browser toolbars.
_SendChildren

Deprecated. Allows the derived class to send a message through the SendMessage function directly instead of relying on the base class.
_SetFocus

Deprecated. Sets the focus on a toolbar or on the browser's view window. Called when translating accelerators through TranslateAcceleratorSB or when IBrowserService2::v_MayGetNextToolbarFocus fails.
_SwitchActivationNow

Deprecated. Coordinates state updates while switching between current and pending browser views.
_TryShell2Rename

Deprecated. Coordinates the renaming of the current browser view when the browser is redirected.
_UIActivateView

Deprecated. Allows a derived class to request that the base class update the browser view.
_UpdateViewRectSize

Deprecated. Called to inform other functions involved in the browser view size negotiations that the allowable browser view dimensions have changed.
AbortList

Discontinues a Jump List building session initiated by ICustomDestinationList::BeginList without committing any changes.
Activate

Requests that the handler is activated or deactivated. An active handler can be synchronized; an inactive handler cannot.
ActivateApplication

Activates the specified Windows Store app for the generic launch contract (Windows.Launch) in the current session.
ActivateBackgroundTask

Activates the specified background task.
ActivateForFile

Activates the specified Windows Store app for the file contract (Windows.File).
ActivateForProtocol

Activates the specified Windows Store app for the protocol contract (Windows.Protocol).
ActivateHandler

Activates or deactivates a handler.
ActivatePendingView

Deprecated. Coordinates state updating while the browser is switching between a current and a pending view.
ActivateTab

Activates an item on the taskbar. The window is not actually activated; the window's item on the taskbar is merely displayed as active.
ActivateView

Deprecated. (IBrowserService4.ActivateView)
AddBand

Adds a band to a band site object.
AddCheckButton

Adds a check button (check box) to the dialog.
AddComboBox

Adds a combo box to the dialog.
AddControlItem

Adds an item to a container control in the dialog.
AddCreateFlags

Set additional flags that will be included in the call to CreateProcess.
AddDataBlock

Adds a data block to a link.
AddEditBox

Adds an edit box control to the dialog.
AddEntry

Deprecated. Adds a new entry for a pending navigation to the travel log.
AddFolder

Adds a folder to the library.
AddFromArray

Adds the objects contained in an IObjectArray to the collection.
AddIDList

Inserts a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) into a results folder.
AddItem

Adds an item to a results folder.
AddItemToSession

Adds a specified item to the set of items currently being synchronized.
AddMenu

Adds a menu to the dialog.
AddObject

AddObject may be altered or unavailable.
AddObject

Adds a single object to the collection.
AddPages

Adds extension pages to the wizard by filling an array with handles to PROPSHEETPAGE structures representing those pages.
AddPages

Adds one or more pages to a property sheet that the Shell displays for a file object. The Shell calls this method for each property sheet handler registered to the file type.
AddPlace

Adds a folder to the list of places available for the user to open or save items.
AddPropertySheetPages

Allows the view to add pages to the Options property sheet from the View menu.
AddPushButton

Adds a button to the dialog.
AddRadioButtonList

Adds an option button (also known as radio button) group to the dialog.
AddSeparator

Adds a separator to the dialog, allowing a visual separation of controls.
AddStartupFlags

Additional flags that will be included in the STARTUPINFO structure passed to CreateProcess.
AddTab

Adds an item to the taskbar.
AddTask

Adds a task to the scheduler's background queue.
AddText

Adds text content to the dialog.
AddToolbar

Adds the specified IDockingWindow object to the frame.
AddUserTasks

Specifies items to include in the Tasks category of a custom Jump List.
AdvanceSlideshow

Switches the wallpaper on a specified monitor to the next image in the slideshow.
Advise

Registers an advise sink object to receive notification of changes to the display.
Advise

Initiates a connection with IExplorerBrowser for event callbacks.
Advise

Assigns an event handler that listens for events coming from the dialog.
Advise

Enables a handler to provide status and error information for all operations.
Advise

Registers the app's input pane handler object to receive notifications on behalf of a window when an event triggers the input pane. This method differs from AdviseWithHWND in that it references its window through an object that implements ICoreWindow.
Advise

Sets up an advisory connection for notifications on the status of file operations. (ITransferDestination.Advise)
Advise

Sets up an advisory connection for notifications on the status of file operations. (ITransferSource.Advise)
Advise

Allows a credential provider to initiate events in the Logon UI or Credential UI through a callback interface.
Advise

Enables a credential to initiate events in the Logon UI or Credential UI through a callback interface. This method should be called before other methods in ICredentialProviderCredential interface.
AdviseWithHWND

Registers the app's input pane handler object to receive notifications on behalf of a window when an event triggers the input pane. This method differs from Advise in that it references its window through an HWND.
AllowAutoPlay

Determines whether to play media inserted by a user and if so using what restrictions.
AllowViewResize

Deprecated. Informs the base class whether to allow view resizing.
Append

Appends an object to the collection of managed objects.
AppendCategory

Defines a custom category and the destinations that it contains, for inclusion in a custom Jump List.
AppendFieldComboBoxItem

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that a combo box needs an item appended and that the UI should be updated.
AppendKnownCategory

Specifies that the Frequent or Recent category should be included in a custom Jump List.
AppendRoot

Appends a Shell item to the list of roots in a tree.
APPLET_PROC

Serves as the entry point for a Control Panel application. This is a library-defined callback function.
ApplyProperties

Applies a set of properties to an item using the Shell's copy engine.
ApplyPropertiesToItem

Declares a single item whose property values are to be set.
ApplyPropertiesToItem

Apply a set of property changes to an item.
ApplyPropertiesToItems

Declares a set of items for which to apply a common set of property values.
AppVisibilityOnMonitorChanged

Notifies a client that the mode of a display has changed.
ArePrintersShared

Determines whether any printers connected to this computer are shared.
AreSnapshotsAvailable

Queries for the availability of a Windows Server 2003 volume image recorded by the system at an earlier time.
ArrangeGrid

Arranges moved icons so that they align to an invisible grid.
AssocCreate

Returns a pointer to an IQueryAssociations object.
AssocCreateForClasses

Retrieves an object that implements an IQueryAssociations interface.
AssocGetDetailsOfPropKey

Retrieves the value for a given property key using the file association information provided by the Namespace Extensions.
AssocGetPerceivedType

Retrieves a file's perceived type based on its extension.
AssocIsDangerous

Determines whether a file type is considered a potential security risk.
AssocQueryKeyA

Searches for and retrieves a key related to a file or protocol association from the registry. (ANSI)
AssocQueryKeyW

Searches for and retrieves a key related to a file or protocol association from the registry. (Unicode)
AssocQueryStringA

Searches for and retrieves a file or protocol association-related string from the registry. (AssocQueryStringA)
AssocQueryStringByKeyA

Searches for and retrieves a file association-related string from the registry starting from a specified key. (ANSI)
AssocQueryStringByKeyW

Searches for and retrieves a file association-related string from the registry starting from a specified key. (Unicode)
AssocQueryStringW

Searches for and retrieves a file or protocol association-related string from the registry. (AssocQueryStringW)
AutoArrange

AutoArrange may be altered or unavailable.
BeforeCoCreateInstance

. (IHandlerActivationHost.BeforeCoCreateInstance)
BeforeCreateProcess

. (IHandlerActivationHost.BeforeCreateProcess)
Begin

Called when an action has begun that requires its progress be displayed to the user.
BeginFieldUpdates

Starts a batch update to fields in the logon or credential UI.
BeginList

Initiates a building session for a custom Jump List.
BindToConflict

Binds to a particular conflict specified by IID.
BindToHandler

Binds to a handler for an item as specified by the handler ID value (BHID).
BindToHandler

Binds to an object by means of the specified handler.
BindToHandler

Instantiates a specified sync handler when called by Sync Center.
BindToObject

Retrieves a handler, typically the Shell folder object that implements IShellFolder for a particular item. Optional parameters that control the construction of the handler are passed in the bind context.
BindToStorage

Requests a pointer to an object's storage interface.
BrowseObject

Informs Windows Explorer to browse to another folder.
BrowseToIDList

Browses to a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL)
BrowseToObject

Browses to an object.
Burn

Instructs data to be copied from the staging area to a writable CD.
ByteToChar

Converts a value of type BYTE to a value of type CHAR.
ByteToInt8

Converts a value of type BYTE to a value of type INT8.
CacheOLEServer

Deprecated. Caches a reference to an external object to avoid reloading the server on reuse.
CallBack

Enables the callback function for a context menu.
CallbackSM

Receives messages from a menu band object.
CanCategorizeOnSCID

Determines whether a column can be used as a category.
CancelIo

Marks all pending input/output (I/O) operations as canceled.
CanContinue

Determines whether the synchronization has been canceled.
CanNavigateNow

Deprecated. Returns a value that indicates whether navigation is currently allowed.
CanRenderComposited

Indicates the deskband's ability to be displayed as translucent.
CaptureThumbnail

Retrieves a thumbnail representation of an IHTMLDocument2 document.
CDefFolderMenu_Create2

Creates a context menu for a selected group of file folder objects.
CheckPolicy

Provides a Boolean test that can be used to make decisions based on the attachment's execution policy.
ChrCmpIA

Performs a comparison between two characters. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
ChrCmpIW

Performs a comparison between two characters. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
CIDLData_CreateFromIDArray

CIDLData_CreateFromIDArray may be altered or unavailable.
Clear

Removes all objects from the collection. (IObjectCollection.Clear)
ClearClientData

Instructs the dialog to clear all persisted state information.
ClearClientState

Removes any stored state that is based on the client's GUID. An example might be a setting based on a checked box that indicates a prompt should not be displayed again for a particular file type.
ClearUserAssociations

Removes all per-user associations for the current user. This results in a reversion to machine defaults, if they exist. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
Clone

Not currently implemented. (IEnumExplorerCommand.Clone)
Clone

Used to request a duplicate of the enumerator object to preserve its current state.
Clone

Creates a new item enumeration object with the same contents and state as the current one. (IEnumFullIDList.Clone)
Clone

Creates a new item enumeration object with the same contents and state as the current one. (IEnumIDList.Clone)
Clone

Not implemented.Not implemented.
Clone

Clones a resource enumerator.
Clone

Gets a copy of the current enumeration.
Clone

Not used. Clones an IEnumSyncMgrConflict object.
Clone

Clones an IEnumSyncMgrEvents object.
Clone

Not used. Clones an IEnumSyncMgrSyncItems object.
Clone

Creates another items enumerator with the same state as the current enumerator to iterate over the same list. This method makes it possible to record a point in the enumeration sequence in order to return to that point at a later time.
Clone

Deprecated. Duplicates the contents of the current travel log.
CloneFrame

Retrieves a clone of the current image or frame.
Close

Closes the image cache.
Close

Closes the dialog.
CloseDW

Notifies the docking window object that it is about to be removed from the frame. The docking window object should save any persistent information at this time.
CloseFile

Closes the file currently in use.
CollapseAll

Collapses all of the items in the given tree.
ColorAdjustLuma

Changes the luminance of a RGB value. Hue and saturation are not affected.
ColorHLSToRGB

Converts colors from hue-luminance-saturation (HLS) to RGB format.
ColorRGBToHLS

Converts colors from RGB to hue-luminance-saturation (HLS) format.
ColumnClick

Rearranges a column.
CommandLineToArgvW

Parses a Unicode command line string and returns an array of pointers to the command line arguments, along with a count of such arguments, in a way that is similar to the standard C run-time argv and argc values.
CommandLinkClicked

Enables the Logon UI and Credential UI to indicate that a link was clicked.
Commit

Writes the contents specified by pdwLoc to storage.
Commit

Commits library updates to an existing Library Description file.
CommitItem

Confirms a specified item as a member of the handler's sync set and confirms that it should be shown in the UI.
CommitList

Declares that the Jump List initiated by a call to ICustomDestinationList::BeginList is complete and ready for display.
Compare

Compares two IShellItem objects.
CompareCategory

Determines the relative order of two items in their item identifier lists, and hence in the UI.
CompareIDs

Determines the relative order of two file objects or folders, given their item identifier lists.
ComputeApplicationSize

Gets the size of the Windows Store app, based on the current set of spoofed settings.
ComputerInfoChanged

Not supported. This interface may be absent in later versions of Windows. (IComputerInfoChangeNotify.ComputerInfoChanged)
ConfirmEncryptionLoss

Displays a message to the user confirming that loss of encryption is acceptable for this operation.
ConfirmOverwrite

Displays a message to the user confirming that overwriting existing items is acceptable.
Connect

Connects an IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential object. This method is called after the user clicks the Submit button within the Pre-Logon-Access Provider screen and before ICredentialProviderCredential::GetSerialization is called.
ConnectToConnectionPoint

Establishes or terminates a connection between a client's sink and a connection point container.
CopyCallback

Determines whether the Shell will be allowed to move, copy, delete, or rename a folder or printer object. (ANSI)
CopyCallback

Determines whether the Shell will be allowed to move, copy, delete, or rename a folder or printer object. (Unicode)
CopyDataBlock

Retrieves a copy of a link's data block.
CopyItem

Declares a single item that is to be copied to a specified destination.
CopyItems

Declares a set of items that are to be copied to a specified destination.
CountEntries

Deprecated. Generates the number of entries in the travel log.
CountTasks

Counts tasks with the same owner ID in the scheduler's queue.
CreateAppContainerProfile

Creates a per-user, per-app profile for Windows Store apps.
CreateBand

Creates a specified band.
CreateBrowserPropSheetExt

Deprecated. Allows the derived class to add Folder Options property sheets to the base class.
CreateCategory

Creates a category object.
CreateEnumIDListFromContents

Creates an enumerator of ID lists from the contents of the view.
CreateEnvironmentBlock

Retrieves the environment variables for the specified user. This block can then be passed to the CreateProcessAsUser function.
CreateImageFromFile

Creates an instance of the IShellImageData interface based on a given file.
CreateImageFromStream

Creates an instance of the IShellImageData interface based on a given file stream.
CreateInvoker

Retrieves an object that enables the invocation of the associated handler on the current selection. The invoker includes the ability to verify whether the current selection is supported.
CreateIShellImageData

Creates an instance of the IShellImageData interface.
CreateItem

Creates the specified file.
CreateItemID

Creates an ItemID from the supplied data.
CreateObject

Creates a local object of a specified class and returns a pointer to a specified interface on the object.
CreateProfile

Creates a new user profile.
CreateResource

Creates a specified resource.
CreateSession

Notifies Sync Center that synchronization of the specified items has begun.
CreateShare

Shares the Users or Public folder. If the folder is already shared, this method updates its sharing status.
CreateViewObject

Requests an object that can be used to obtain information from or interact with a folder object.
CreateViewWindow

Creates a view window. This can be either the right pane of Windows Explorer or the client window of a folder window.
CreateViewWindow

Deprecated. Coordinates the updating of state when creating a new browser view window.
CreateViewWindow2

Used to request the creation of a new Shell view window. It can be either the right pane of Windows Explorer or the client window of a folder window.
CreateViewWindow3

Requests the creation of a new Shell view window. The view can be either the right pane of Windows Explorer or the client window of a folder window. This method replaces CreateViewWindow2.
CredentialsChanged

Signals the Logon UI or Credential UI that the enumerated list of credentials has changed.
DAD_AutoScroll

Scrolls the window while an image is being dragged.
DAD_DragEnterEx

Locks updates to the specified window during a drag operation and displays the drag image at the specified position within the window. (DAD_DragEnterEx)
DAD_DragEnterEx2

Locks updates to the specified window during a drag-and-drop operation and displays the drag image at the specified position within the window.
DAD_DragLeave

Unlocks the window locked by the DAD_DragEnterEx function.
DAD_DragMove

Moves the image that is being dragged during a drag-and-drop operation.
DAD_SetDragImage

Sets the drag image.
DAD_ShowDragImage

Shows or hides the image being dragged. (DAD_ShowDragImage)
Decode

Decodes the image file, setting state.
DEFINE_PROPERTYKEY

Used to pack a format identifier (FMTID) and property identifier (PID) into a PROPERTYKEY structure that represents a property key.
DefScreenSaverProc

Provides default processing for any messages that a screen saver application does not process.
DefSubclassProc

Calls the next handler in a window's subclass chain. The last handler in the subclass chain calls the original window procedure for the window.
Delete

Deletes a sync item.
DeleteAppContainerProfile

Deletes the specified per-user, per-app profile.
DeleteFieldComboBoxItem

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that an item should be deleted from a combo box and that the UI should be updated.
DeleteItem

Declares a single item that is to be deleted.
DeleteItems

Declares a set of items that are to be deleted.
DeleteList

Deletes a custom Jump List for a specified application.
DeleteLogError

Called by the registered application's handler to delete a previously logged ErrorInformation, warning, or error message in the error tab on the synchronization manager status dialog box.
DeleteProfileA

Deletes the user profile and all user-related settings from the specified computer. The caller must have administrative privileges to delete a user's profile. (ANSI)
DeleteProfileW

Deletes the user profile and all user-related settings from the specified computer. The caller must have administrative privileges to delete a user's profile. (Unicode)
DeleteShare

Removes sharing from either the Users or Public folder.
DeleteTab

Deletes an item from the taskbar.
DeriveAppContainerSidFromAppContainerName

Gets the SID of the specified profile.
DeriveRestrictedAppContainerSidFromAppContainerSidAndRestrictedName

DeriveRestrictedAppContainerSidFromAppContainerSidAndRestrictedName is reserved for future use.
DeskBandRegistrationChanged

Refreshes the deskband registration cache.
Destroy

Destroys the browser.
DestroyBand

Destroys a specified band.
DestroyEnvironmentBlock

Frees environment variables created by the CreateEnvironmentBlock function.
DestroyViewWindow

Destroys the view window.
Detach

Retrieves the bitmap contained in an ISharedBitmap object, and returns a copy if the contained bitmap resides in shared memory.
DisableDebugging

Disables debug mode for the processes of the specified package.
DiscardEdit

Discards edits made to an image.
Disconnect

Disconnects an IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential object.
DisplayName

Gets the name of the file if IShellImageData was initialized on a file path. Otherwise, gets the name of the data stream.
DisplayParseError

Deprecated. Displays a URL that failed to be successfully parsed by IBrowserService::IEParseDisplayName.
DLLGETVERSIONPROC

Implemented by many of the Windows Shell DLLs to allow applications to obtain DLL-specific version information.
DllInstall

Handles installation and setup for a DLL.
DoContextMenuPopup

DoContextMenuPopup is no longer available for use as of Windows Server 2003.
DoEnvironmentSubstA

Parses an input string that contains references to one or more environment variables and replaces them with their fully expanded values. (ANSI)
DoEnvironmentSubstW

Parses an input string that contains references to one or more environment variables and replaces them with their fully expanded values. (Unicode)
DoPreview

Directs the preview handler to load data from the source specified in an earlier Initialize method call, and to begin rendering to the previewer window.
DoRename

Starts a rename operation on the current selection.
DragAcceptFiles

Registers whether a window accepts dropped files.
DragEnter

Notifies the drag-image manager that the drop target's IDropTarget::DragEnter method has been called.
DragFinish

Releases memory that the system allocated for use in transferring file names to the application.
DragLeave

Notifies the drag-image manager that the drop target's IDropTarget::DragLeave method has been called.
DragOver

Notifies the drag-image manager that the drop target's IDropTarget::DragOver method has been called.
DragQueryFileA

Retrieves the names of dropped files that result from a successful drag-and-drop operation. (ANSI)
DragQueryFileW

Retrieves the names of dropped files that result from a successful drag-and-drop operation. (Unicode)
DragQueryPoint

Retrieves the position of the mouse pointer at the time a file was dropped during a drag-and-drop operation.
Draw

Draws a decoded image.
DriveType

DriveType may be altered or unavailable. (DriveType)
DriveType

DriveType may be altered or unavailable. (DriveType)
Drop

Notifies the drag-image manager that the drop target's IDropTarget::Drop method has been called.
DuplicateIcon

Creates a duplicate of a specified icon.
DWordPtrAdd

Adds two values of type DWORD_PTR.
DWordPtrMult

Multiplies one value of type DWORD_PTR by another.
DWordPtrSub

Subtracts one value of type DWORD_PTR from another.
Enable

Enables or disables autocompletion.
Enable

Enables or disables the desktop background.
Enable

Requests that an active handler be enabled or disabled. An enabled handler can be synchronized and a disabled handler cannot.
Enable

Enables or disables the sync item.
EnableDebugging

Enables debug mode for the processes of the specified package.
EnableFocusTracking

Enables a client process to opt-in to the focus tracking mechanism for Windows Store apps that controls the invoking and dismissing semantics of the touch keyboard.
EnableHandler

Enables or disables a handler.
EnableItem

Enables or disables a sync item managed by a specified handler.
EnableModeless

Enables or disables modeless dialog boxes. This method is not currently implemented.
EnableModeless

Called by the registered application before and after any dialog boxes are displayed from within the PrepareForSync and Synchronize methods.
EnableModelessSB

Tells Windows Explorer to enable or disable its modeless dialog boxes.
EnableOpenDropDown

Enables a drop-down list on the Open or Save button in the dialog.
End

Indicates that the action associated with this progress implementation has ended.
EndFieldUpdates

Finishes and commits the batch updates started by BeginFieldUpdates.
EndOperation

Notifies the data object that the asynchronous data extraction has ended.
EndVisualGroup

Stops the addition of elements to a visual group in the dialog.
EnsureItemVisible

Ensures that the given item is visible.
EnterFolder

Called when a folder is about to be entered during a namespace walk. Use this method for any initialization of the retrieved item.
EnterFolder

Notifies that a folder is the destination of a file operation.
EnumApps

Creates an enumerator for enumerating all applications published by an application publisher for a given category.
EnumBands

Enumerates the bands in a band site.
EnumCategories

Gets the enumerator for the list of GUIDs that represent categories.
EnumConflicts

Enumerates conflicts scoped to the provided sync handler and sync item.
EnumerateBackgroundTasks

Gets the background tasks that are provided by the specified package.
EnumItems

Gets an enumerator of the items in the array.
EnumObjects

Enables a client to determine the contents of a folder by creating an item identifier enumeration object and returning its IEnumIDList interface. The methods supported by that interface can then be used to enumerate the folder's contents.
EnumReady

Notifies the implementer that the view's item enumeration has completed.
EnumResources

Gets a resource enumerator object.
EnumSearches

Requests a pointer to an interface that allows a client to enumerate the available search objects.
EnumSubCommands

Retrieves an enumerator for a command's subcommands.
EnumSyncMgrItems

Obtains the ISyncMgrEnumItems interface for the items that are handled by a registered application.
EstablishConnection

Called by the registered application's handler when a network connection is required.
EvaluateNewWindow

Accepts data about a new window that is attempting to display and determines whether that window should be allowed to open based on the user's preferences.
Execute

Executes an action on an attachment.
Execute

Invoke the verb on the selected items. Call this method after you have called the other methods of this interface.
Expand

Requests that the autocompletion client generate candidate strings associated with a specified item in its namespace.
ExpandEnvironmentStringsForUserA

Expands the source string by using the environment block established for the specified user. (ANSI)
ExpandEnvironmentStringsForUserW

Expands the source string by using the environment block established for the specified user. (Unicode)
Extract

Extracts an icon image from the specified location. (ANSI)
Extract

Extracts an icon image from the specified location. (Unicode)
Extract

Requests an image from an object, such as an item in a Shell folder.
ExtractAssociatedIconA

Gets a handle to an icon stored as a resource in a file or an icon stored in a file's associated executable file. (ANSI)
ExtractAssociatedIconExA

ExtractAssociatedIconEx may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
ExtractAssociatedIconExW

ExtractAssociatedIconEx may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
ExtractAssociatedIconW

Gets a handle to an icon stored as a resource in a file or an icon stored in a file's associated executable file. (Unicode)
ExtractIconA

Gets a handle to an icon from the specified executable file, DLL, or icon file. To retrieve an array of handles to large or small icons, use the ExtractIconEx function. (ANSI)
ExtractIconExA

The ExtractIconEx function creates an array of handles to large or small icons extracted from the specified executable file, DLL, or icon file. (ANSI)
ExtractIconExW

The ExtractIconEx function creates an array of handles to large or small icons extracted from the specified executable file, DLL, or icon file. (Unicode)
ExtractIconW

Gets a handle to an icon from the specified executable file, DLL, or icon file. To retrieve an array of handles to large or small icons, use the ExtractIconEx function. (Unicode)
FileFailure

Called when there is a failure and user interaction is needed.
FillFromObject

Creates a results folder and fills it with items.
Filter

Evaluates whether a list of credential providers should be allowed to provide credential tiles.
FilterView

Sets the filter on the contents of the current view.
FindCIE4ConnectionPoint

Deprecated. Gets a connection point for browser events.
FindConnectionPoint

Deprecated. Gets connection points for browser events.
FindExecutableA

Retrieves the name of and handle to the executable (.exe) file associated with a specific document file. (ANSI)
FindExecutableW

Retrieves the name of and handle to the executable (.exe) file associated with a specific document file. (Unicode)
FindFolderFromIDList

Gets an object that represents a known folder based on an IDList. The object allows you to query certain folder properties, get the current path of the folder, redirect the folder to another location, and get the path of the folder as an ITEMIDLIST.
FindFolderFromPath

Gets an object that represents a known folder based on a file system path.
FindToolbar

Finds the specified IDockingWindow object in the toolbar frame and returns an interface pointer to it.
FindTravelEntry

Deprecated. Determines whether a specific travel entry is present in the travel log.
FindWindowSW

Finds a window in the Shell windows collection and returns the window's handle and IDispatch interface.
FinishOperations

Performs caller-implemented actions after the last operation performed by the call to IFileOperation is complete.
FolderIdFromCsidl

Gets the KNOWNFOLDERID that is the equivalent of a legacy CSIDL value.
FolderIdToCsidl

Gets the legacy CSIDL value that is the equivalent of a given KNOWNFOLDERID.
ForwardViewMsg

Deprecated. Calls the SendMessage function with a message received by the view, using the _hwndView member of the BASEBROWSERDATA structure as the SendMessage hWnd parameter.
FoundItem

Called when an object is found in the namespace during a namespace walk. Use this method as the main action function for the class implementing it. Perform your actions as needed inside this method.
FreeConfirmConflictItem

Frees the resources that have been allocated for a CONFIRM_CONFLICT_ITEM structure.
FreeIDListArray

Frees the memory used by a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) list array.
FreeIDListArrayChild

Releases the memory space for the array of pointers to child item IDs. This releases both the PITEMID_CHILDs within the array and the array itself.
FreeIDListArrayFull

Releases the memory space for the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) array. This releases both the PIDLIST_ABSOLUTEs within the array and the array itself.
FreeKnownFolderDefinitionFields

Frees the allocated fields in the result from IKnownFolder::GetFolderDefinition.
get_Application

Gets the application object.
get_Count

Gets the number of windows in the Shell windows collection.
get_CurrentViewMode

Gets the current view mode of the current folder.
get_FocusedItem

Gets the FolderItem object that represents the item that has input focus.
get_Folder

Gets the Folder object that represents the view.
get_FolderFlags

Gets the settings for the current folder.
get_GroupBy

Gets the column used for grouping the folder view.
get_IconSize

Gets the icon size setting for the current folder.
get_Parent

Not implemented. (IShellFolderViewDual.get_Parent)
get_Script

Gets the scripting object for the view.
get_SortColumns

Gets the names of the columns used to sort the current folder.
get_ViewOptions

Gets a set of flags that indicate the current options of the view.
GetAcceptLanguagesA

Retrieves a string used with websites when specifying language preferences. (ANSI)
GetAcceptLanguagesW

Retrieves a string used with websites when specifying language preferences. (Unicode)
GetAccountOptions

Retrieves a value that indicates whether the "Other user" tile for local or Microsoft accounts is shown in the logon or credential UI.
GetAllUsersProfileDirectoryA

Retrieves the path to the root of the directory that contains program data shared by all users. (ANSI)
GetAllUsersProfileDirectoryW

Retrieves the path to the root of the directory that contains program data shared by all users. (Unicode)
GetAnyOperationsAborted

Gets a value that states whether any file operations initiated by a call to IFileOperation::PerformOperations were stopped before they were complete. The operations could be stopped either by user action or silently by the system.
GetAppContainerFolderPath

Gets the path of the local app data folder for the specified app container.
GetAppContainerRegistryLocation

Gets the location of the registry storage associated with an app container.
GetAppID

Retrieves a file type handler's explicit Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID), if one has been declared.
GetAppInfo

Gets general information about an application.
GetApplicationDisplayName

Retrieves the display name of the application that implemented the handler.
GetApplicationIconReference

Retrieves the icon of the application that implemented the handler.
GetApplicationPublisher

Retrieves the name of the publisher of the application that implemented the handler.
GetApplicationSizeBounds

This methods retrieves the size bounds supported by the application.
GetApplicationViewOrientation

Gets the orientation of the application design mode window.
GetAppName

Retrieves the name of the application that is using the file.
GetAppUserModelId

Retrieves an AppUserModelId from the source application.
GetAppVisibilityOnMonitor

Queries the current mode of the specified monitor.
GetArguments

Gets the command-line arguments associated with a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetArguments

Gets the command-line arguments associated with a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetArrangeParam

Gets the arrangement parameter of the view, which is how the view has been sorted.
GetAsyncMode

Called by a drop target to determine whether the data object supports asynchronous data extraction.
GetAt

Retrieves a specified user from the array.
GetAt

Provides a pointer to a specified object's interface. The object and interface are specified by index and interface ID.
GetAttributes

Gets a requested set of attributes of the IShellItem object.
GetAttributes

Gets the attributes of the set of items contained in an IShellItemArray.
GetAttributes

Gets resource attributes.
GetAttributesOf

Gets the attributes of one or more file or folder objects contained in the object represented by IShellFolder.
GetAutoArrange

GetAutoArrange may be altered or unavailable.
GetAutoArrange

Gets the current state of the folder's Auto Arrange mode.
GetAvailableSize

Retrieves the dimensions available on a specific screen for displaying an accessibility window.
GetBackgroundColor

Retrieves the color that is visible on the desktop when no image is displayed or when the desktop background has been disabled. This color is also used as a border when the desktop wallpaper does not fill the entire screen.
GetBandInfo

Gets state information for a band object.
GetBandInfoSFB

Gets information concerning an IShellFolderBand object and places it in a BANDINFOSFB structure.
GetBandObject

Gets a specified band object from a band site.
GetBandSiteInfo

Gets information about a band in the band site.
GetBaseBrowserData

Deprecated. Gets a read-only structure containing the protected elements owned by the base class, for the purpose of determining state.
GetBitmapValue

Enables retrieval of bitmap data from a credential with a bitmap field.
GetBool

Gets the boolean value of a specified property key.
GetBorderDW

Gets the border space allocated for the specified IDockingWindow object.
GetBrowserByIndex

Deprecated. Retrieves the browser with the given index.
GetBrowserIndex

Deprecated. Retrieves the index of the browser in the window hierarchy.
GetCachedSlowAppInfo

Returns information to the application that originates from a slow source. Unlike IShellApp::GetSlowAppInfo, this method can return information that has been cached. This method is not applicable to published applications.
GetCancelEvent

Retrieves an event that will be sent when an operation is canceled.
GetCancelInformation

Returns information that is posted when a user selects Cancel from the progress UI.
GetCancelledPage

Called when the user cancels navigation through the wizard extension. Gets the handle of the PROPSHEETPAGE that represents the wizard page to display when the user cancels navigation while in the wizard extension.
GetCanonicalName

Gets the GUID of a Windows Explorer command.
GetCapabilities

Determines whether the file can be closed and whether the UI is capable of switching to the window of the application that is using the file.
GetCapabilities

Gets a set of flags describing the handler's defined capabilities.
GetCapabilities

Gets a set of flags describing the item's defined capabilities.
GetCategories

Retrieves a structure listing the categories provided by an application publisher.
GetCategory

Gets a list of categories associated with a list of identifiers.
GetCategory

Retrieves the category�virtual, fixed, common, or per-user�of the selected folder.
GetCategoryForSCID

Gets a GUID that represents the categorizer to use for the specified Shell column.
GetCategoryInfo

Gets information about a category, such as the default display and the text to display in the UI.
GetCategoryName

Gets the name of the specified category.
GetCheckboxValue

Retrieves the checkbox value.
GetCheckButtonState

Gets the current state of a check button (check box) in the dialog.
GetCheckState

Gets the state of a check box item in a tree-view control.
GetClient

Gets the client object.
GetCLSID

Gets the class identifier (CLSID) value of specified property key.
GetCodePage

Retrieves the numeric value (Code Page identifier) of the ANSI code page.
GetColor

Gets the color, as specified.
GetColumnCount

Gets the column count for either the visible columns or the complete set of columns.
GetColumnInfo

Requests information about a column.
GetColumnInfo

Gets information about each column:_width, visibility, display name, and state.
GetColumnPropertyList

Gets an ordered list of columns that corresponds to the column enumerated.
GetColumns

Gets an array of PROPERTYKEY structures that represent the columns that the view supports. Includes either all columns or only those currently visible.
GetComboBoxValueAt

Gets the string label for a combo box entry at the given index.
GetComboBoxValueCount

Gets a count of the items in the specified combo box and designates which item should have initial selection.
GetCommand

Gets a specified Explorer command instance.
GetCommands

Gets a specified Explorer command enumerator instance.
GetCommandString

Gets information about a shortcut menu command, including the help string and the language-independent, or canonical, name for the command.
GetComment

Gets a string that contains commentary regarding the handler.
GetComment

Gets a string that contains commentary regarding the item.
GetCompositionState

Gets the composition state.
GetCondition

Retrieves the contents of the search box as an ICondition object.
GetConflictIdInfo

Gets information that identifies a conflict within a conflict store.
GetConflictIDList

Maps a conflict to its IShellItem.
GetContext

Gets a context object that can be used by a handler to display properties or execute a context menu action.
GetControlItemState

Gets the current state of an item in a container control found in the dialog.
GetControlState

Gets the current visibility and enabled states of a given control.
GetControlStyle

Gets the display styles set for the namespace object's treeview controls.
GetControlStyle2

Gets the extended display styles set for the namespace object's treeview controls.
GetControlWindow

Gets the window handle to a browser control.
GetCount

Gets the number of items in the given IShellItem array.
GetCount

Retrieves the number of ICredentialProviderUser objects in the user array.
GetCount

Gets the conflict item count.
GetCount

Gets item count.
GetCount

Gets the number of conflicts in the store.
GetCount

Provides a count of the objects in the collection.
GetCreateFlags

Gets the additional flags that will be passed to CreateProcess.
GetCredentialAt

Gets a specific credential.
GetCredentialCount

Gets the number of available credentials under this credential provider.
GetCurFolder

Gets the ITEMIDLIST for the folder object.
GetCurrentFilter

Gets the current filter as a Unicode string.
GetCurrentFolderFlags

Gets the currently applied folder flags.
GetCurrentInfo

Gets the current folder settings.
GetCurrentPage

Gets the current page of a multipage image.
GetCurrentProcessExplicitAppUserModelID

Retrieves the application-defined, explicit Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) for the current process.
GetCurrentSelection

Gets the user's current selection in the dialog.
GetCurrentView

Gets an interface for the current view of the browser.
GetCurrentView

Gets the most recent Control Panel view:_Classic view or Category view.
GetCurrentViewMode

Gets an address containing a value representing the folder's current view mode.
GetData

Searches for and retrieves file or protocol association-related binary data from the registry.
GetDataFormatFromPath

Determines a file's format based on its extension.
GetDataFromIDList

Gets a read only pointer to the client provided structure in the first ItemID in the IDList. (overload 1/2)
GetDataFromIDList

Gets a read only pointer to the client provided structure in the first ItemID in the IDList. (overload 2/2)
GetDataObject

Gets an IDataObject representation of the current DataPackage object.
GetDateStamp

Requests the date the image was last modified. This method allows the Shell to determine whether cached images are out-of-date.
GetDefaultBandWidth

Gets the band width that the bandsite initially uses to set the default width when the band is added.
GetDefaultCategory

Enables the folder to override the default grouping.
GetDefaultColumn

Gets the default sorting and display columns.
GetDefaultColumnState

Gets the default state for a specified column.
GetDefaultDestinationName

Gets the default name for a Shell item.
GetDefaultMenuText

Called by the Shell view to get the default shortcut menu text.
GetDefaultSaveFolder

Retrieves the default target folder that the library uses for save operations.
GetDefaultSearchGUID

Returns the globally unique identifier (GUID) of the default search object for the folder.
GetDefaultSpacing

Gets a pointer to a POINT structure containing the default width (x) and height (y) measurements of an item, including the surrounding white space.
GetDefaultUserProfileDirectoryA

Retrieves the path to the root of the default user's profile. (ANSI)
GetDefaultUserProfileDirectoryW

Retrieves the path to the root of the default user's profile. (Unicode)
GetDelay

Gets the delay value for the current frame of an animation.
GetDelayedPropertyStore

Gets an IPropertyStore interface object, as specified.
GetDescription

Gets the name of a categorizer, such as Group By Device Type, that can be displayed in the UI.
GetDescription

Gets the description string for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetDescription

Gets the description string for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetDescription

Gets the event description.
GetDestinationStream

Gets an empty stream that receives the new version of the file being copied.
GetDetailsEx

Gets detailed information, identified by a property set identifier (FMTID) and a property identifier (PID), on an item in a Shell folder.
GetDetailsOf

Gets detailed information on an item in a Shell folder.
GetDetailsOf

Gets detailed information, identified by a column index, on an item in a Shell folder.
GetDirectory

Gets the current working directory.
GetDisplayName

Gets the display name of the IShellItem object.
GetDisplayNameOf

Retrieves the display name for the specified file object or subfolder.
GetDpiForShellUIComponent

Retrieves the dots per inch (dpi) occupied by a SHELL_UI_COMPONENT based on the current scale factor and PROCESS_DPI_AWARENESS.
GetDragPoint

Gets the point at which the current drag-and-drop operation was initiated.
GetDropDownStatus

Gets the current display status of the autocomplete drop-down list.
GetDropPoint

Gets the point at which the current drag-and-drop operation was terminated.
GetDynamicInfo

Called by the system to determine whether a particular handler will be shown before the AutoPlay dialog is displayed.
GetEditBoxText

Gets the current text in an edit box control.
GetEncoderParams

Gets the current set of encoder parameters.
GetEntry

Gets a handle to an image in the cache.
GetEnum

This method is not implemented. (IQueryAssociations.GetEnum)
GetEnumFlags

Allows a client to specify which classes of objects in a Shell folder should be enumerated. When used with SHBrowseForFolder, specifies the class or classes of items that should be shown in the dialog box tree view and which class or classes should not.
GetEnumFlagsForItem

Allows a client to specify which classes of objects in a Shell item should be enumerated for inclusion in the view.
GetEvent

Gets a specified event object.
GetEventCount

Gets the event count.
GetEventEnumerator

Gets an enumerator for a handler's events.
GetEventID

Gets the event ID.
GetExtension

Gets the file name extension for the shortcut object. (ANSI)
GetExtension

Gets the file name extension for the shortcut object. (Unicode)
GetFieldDescriptorAt

Gets metadata that describes a specified field.
GetFieldDescriptorCount

Retrieves the count of fields in the needed to display this provider's credentials.
GetFieldOptions

Retrieves the current option set for a specified field in a logon or credential UI. Called by the credential provider framework.
GetFieldState

Retrieves the field state. The Logon UI and Credential UI use this to gain information about a field of a credential to display this information in the user tile.
GetFileID

Gets the unique file identifier for the current file.
GetFileName

Retrieves the text currently entered in the dialog's File name edit box.
GetFileNameFromBrowse

Creates an Open dialog box so that the user can specify the drive, directory, and name of a file to open. (GetFileNameFromBrowse)
GetFileNameFromBrowse

Creates an Open dialog box so that the user can specify the drive, directory, and name of a file to open. (GetFileNameFromBrowse)
GetFileOverlayInfo

Gets the index of the icon overlay or the icon image for the specified file with the specified attributes.
GetFileTime

Gets the date and time value of a specified property key.
GetFileTypeIndex

Gets the currently selected file type.
GetFindData

Gets the file system information stored in the WIN32_FIND_DATA structure.
GetFirstPage

Gets a handle to the first page of the wizard extension.
GetFlags

Gets the flags associated with a Windows Explorer command.
GetFlags

Gets the current option settings.
GetFlags

Gets event flags.
GetFlags

Deprecated. Retrieves the current set of browser flags.
GetFocusedItem

Gets the index of the item that currently has focus in the folder's view.
GetFolder

Gets the folder name for the shortcut object. (ANSI)
GetFolder

Gets the folder name for the shortcut object. (Unicode)
GetFolder

Gets either the folder currently selected in the dialog, or, if the dialog is not currently displayed, the folder that is to be selected when the dialog is opened.
GetFolder

Gets the folder object.
GetFolder

Gets an object that represents a known folder identified by its KNOWNFOLDERID.
GetFolderByName

Gets an object that represents a known folder identified by its canonical name.
GetFolderCapabilities

Gets a folder's capability to be filtered through the System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree property key value and change notification registration status.
GetFolderDefinition

Retrieves a structure that contains the defining elements of a known folder, which includes the folder's category, name, path, description, tooltip, icon, and other properties.
GetFolderFlags

Gets folder view options flags.
GetFolderIds

Gets an array of all registered known folder IDs. This can be used in enumerating all known folders.
GetFolders

Gets the set of child folders that are contained in the library.
GetFolderSetData

Deprecated. Gets a structure containing folder information.
GetFolderTargetInfo

Provides the location and attributes of a folder shortcut's target folder.
GetFolderType

Retrieves the folder type.
GetFolderType

Gets the library's folder type.
GetFolderViewOptions

Retrieves the current set of options for the view.
GetFont

Gets the current attributes set on the font.
GetFormat

Retrieves the alpha type of the bitmap image.
GetForWindow

Gets the DataTransferManager instance for the specified window.
GetFrameOptions

Retrieves the available browser frame view options.
GetGroupBy

Retrieves the property and sort order used for grouping items in the folder display.
GetGroupByProperty

Gets a grouping property.
GetGroupSubsetCount

Gets the count of visible rows displayed for a group's subset.
GetGroupSubsetCount

Gets group count for visible rows.
GetHandlerEnumerator

Gets an enumerator that provides access to the IDs of sync handlers exposed to and managed by the user.
GetHandlerID

Gets the ID of the handler for which the event was logged.
GetHandlerInfo

Gets properties that describe the handler.
GetHandlerInfo

Obtains handler information.
GetHandlerRegistrationInfo

Called by the registered application's handler to get current registration information.
GetHistoryObject

Deprecated. Retrieves an IOleObject that represents the browser's history object.
GetHotkey

Gets the keyboard shortcut (hot key) for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetHotkey

Gets the keyboard shortcut (hot key) for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetIcon

Gets an icon resource string of the icon associated with the specified Windows Explorer command item.
GetIcon

Gets the default icon for the library.
GetIconLocation

Gets the location and index of an icon. (ANSI)
GetIconLocation

Gets the location and index of an icon. (Unicode)
GetIconLocation

Retrieves the location of the icon associated with the application.
GetIconLocation

Gets the location (path and index) of the icon for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetIconLocation

Gets the location (path and index) of the icon for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetIconOf

Gets an icon for an object inside a specific folder.
GetIconSize

Gets the folder icon size.
GetId

Gets the ID of the selected folder.
GetIDArrayResult

Gets a list of objects found during a namespace walk initiated by INamespaceWalk::Walk.
GetIDList

Gets the location of the Shell namespace folder in the IDList (ITEMIDLIST) form.
GetIDList

Gets an item identifier list.
GetIDList

Gets the search folder as an ITEMIDLIST.
GetIDList

Gets the list of item identifiers for the target of a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetIDList

Gets the list of item identifiers for the target of a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetImage

Gets an HBITMAP that represents an IShellItem.
GetInfoFlags

Gets the information flags for an item. This method is not currently used.
GetInfoTip

Gets the info tip text for an item.
GetInt32

Gets the Int32 value of specified property key.
GetItem

Retrieves an object that represents a specified item.
GetItem

IParseAndCreateItem::GetItem method
GetItem

Gets the IShellItem that is related to this item.
GetItem

Gets a specified conflict data item.
GetItem

Gets result information for a specified item, when successful.
GetItemAt

Gets the item at the given index in the IShellItemArray.
GetItemChoice

Gets the index of an item that the user wants to keep.
GetItemChoiceCount

Gets the number of items that the user wants to keep.
GetItemCustomState

Gets the state of the checkbox associated with a given Shell item.
GetItemData

Requests column data for a specified file.
GetItemHeight

Gets the item height.
GetItemID

Gets the ID of the item for which the event was logged.
GetItemID

Gets the unique ID of a sync item.
GetItemIDList

Gets the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) for the item that is related.
GetItemInfo

Gets the properties of a sync item.
GetItemObject

Gets an interface that refers to data presented in the view.
GetItemObject

Obtains an interface on a specified item that a registered application handles.
GetItemPosition

Gets the position of an item in the folder's view.
GetItemRect

Gets the RECT structure that describes the size and position of a given item.
GetItemsArray

Retrieves a conflict items array.
GetItemSpacing

Gets the spacing for small and large view modes only.
GetItemState

Gets state information about a Shell item.
GetIterationInfo

Gets information about which conflict in a set of conflicts is being resolved.
GetJunctionCLSID

Gets the class identifier (CLSID) of the object that implements IShellFolder for the item, if the item is a junction point.
GetKey

Searches for and retrieves a file or protocol association-related key from the registry.
GetLastPage

Gets a handle to the final page of the wizard extension pages.
GetLastSyncTime

Gets the date and time when the handler was last synchronized.
GetLastSyncTime

Gets the date and time when the item was last synchronized.
GetLevel

Gets the log level of the event.
GetLinkReference

Gets the reference for the hot link for the event. The hot link is a displayed property that the user can click to execute an action. This allows the handler to show an available action that the user can see at a glance in the folder.
GetLinkText

Gets the text for the hot link for the event.
GetList

Retrieves an object that represents the collection of destinations listed in the Recent or Frequent category in a Jump List.
GetLocation

Gets a path to the image that is to be extracted.
GetMaxLength

Returns the maximum number of characters allowed for a particular name in the namespace under which it is called.
GetMenu

Gets the menu information set by calling IShellMenu::SetMenu.
GetMenuContextHelpId

Retrieves the Help context identifier associated with the specified menu.
GetMenuInfo

Gets information from the IShellMenu::Initialize method.
GetMenuPosFromID

GetMenuPosFromID may be altered or unavailable.
GetMenuRestrictions

. (IDefaultFolderMenuInitialize.GetMenuRestrictions)
GetMilliseconds

Gets elapsed and remaining time for progress dialog.
GetMode

Retrieves the enumeration mode of the parsed item.
GetMonitor

Retrieves the target monitor for the application being launched.
GetMonitorDevicePathAt

Retrieves the unique ID of one of the system's monitors.
GetMonitorDevicePathCount

Retrieves the number of monitors that are associated with the system.
GetMonitorRECT

Retrieves the display rectangle of the specified monitor.
GetName

Gets the file name of the shortcut object, without the extension. (ANSI)
GetName

Gets the file name of the shortcut object, without the extension. (Unicode)
GetName

Retrieves the full path and file name of the executable file associated with the file type.
GetName

Gets the name of the event. This string can be a simple name for the event or a short summary. It is displayed in the folder and in the property sheet for the event.
GetName

Gets the display name of the handler.
GetName

Gets the UI display name of the sync item.
GetNameAt

Gets the name of a property at a specified index in the property store.
GetNameCount

Gets the number of property names in the property store.
GetNamedValue

Gets the value of a named property from the named property store.
GetNavigateState

Deprecated. Retrieves the browser's current navigation state.
GetNextItem

Retrieves the next item in the tree according to which method is requested.
GetNextPage

Called when the user navigates forward past the wizard extension pages. Gets the handle of the PROPSHEETPAGE that represents the wizard page immediately following the wizard extension page.
GetNumberOfApps

Obsolete. Clients of Add/Remove Programs Control Panel Application can return E_NOTIMPL.
GetNumberOfCategories

Obsolete. Clients of the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel Application may return E_NOTIMPL.
GetObject

Gets an item from the view.
GetObject

Creates a specific type of object related to the handler.
GetObject

Creates a specific type of object related to the item.
GetObjectCount

Gets the number of items in the folder view.
GetOleObject

Deprecated. Retrieves an IOleObject for the browser.
GetOperationStatus

Gets operation status for progress dialog.
GetOptions

Gets the current autocomplete options. (IACList2.GetOptions)
GetOptions

Gets the current autocomplete options. (IAutoComplete2.GetOptions)
GetOptions

Gets the current browser options.
GetOptions

Gets the current flags that are set to control dialog behavior.
GetOptions

Gets the library's options.
GetOverlayIconIndex

Gets the index of the icon overlay in the system image list.
GetOverlayIndex

Gets the overlay index in the system image list.
GetOverlayInfo

Provides the location of the icon overlay's bitmap.
GetPackageExecutionState

Returns the current execution state of the specified package.
GetPageCount

Gets the number of pages in a multipage image.
GetPalette

Deprecated. Retrieves the browser's palette.
GetPaneState

Gets the visibility state of the given Windows Explorer pane.
GetParent

Gets the parent of an IShellItem object.
GetParentAndItem

Gets the parent of an item and the parent's child ID.
GetParentSite

Deprecated. Retrieves the browser parent's in-place client site.
GetPath

Retrieves the path of a known folder as a string.
GetPath

Gets the path of a specified Control Panel item.
GetPath

Gets the path and file name of the target of a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetPath

Gets the path and file name of the target of a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetPidl

Deprecated. Retrieves a copy of the current pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL).
GetPidl

Deprecated. Gets the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) associated with the travel entry.
GetPinnedWindow

Gets the handle to the current pinned window, if one exists.
GetPixelFormat

Gets the pixel format of the image.
GetPolicies

Gets a set of flags describing the policies set by the handler.
GetPolicies

Gets a set of flags describing the policies set by the item.
GetPosition

Retrieves the current display value for the desktop background image.
GetPossibleActions

Gets a bitmask of management actions allowed for an application.
GetPresenterChoice

Gets what kind of choice was made and whether to apply the choice to all subsequent conflicts in the set.
GetPresenterNextStep

Gets what the presenter wants to do as the next step in the sync manager conflict resolution.
GetPreviousPage

Called when the user navigates backward out of the wizard extension. Gets the handle of the PROPSHEETPAGE that represents the wizard page that is before the wizard extension page.
GetPriority

Specifies the priority of an icon overlay.
GetProcessReference

Retrieves the process-specific object supplied by SetProcessReference, incrementing the reference count to keep the process alive.
GetProfilesDirectoryA

Retrieves the path to the root directory where user profiles are stored. (ANSI)
GetProfilesDirectoryW

Retrieves the path to the root directory where user profiles are stored. (Unicode)
GetProfileType

Retrieves the type of profile loaded for the current user.
GetProgID

Retrieves the ProgID associated with an object.
GetProperties

Retrieves the set of property values for a saved item or an item in the process of being saved.
GetProperties

Gets an IPropertySetStorage through which the properties of the image can be accessed.
GetProperty

Gets a PROPVARIANT structure from a specified property key.
GetProperty

Gets a conflict property, given a property key.
GetPropertyDescriptionList

Gets a property description list object given a reference to a property key.
GetPropertyDescriptionList

Gets a property description list for the items in the shell item array.
GetPropertyFromIDList

Gets a property from the IPropertyStore within the IDList as a variant, using the key. (overload 3/4)
GetPropertyFromIDList

Gets a property from the IPropertyStore within the IDList as a variant, using the key. (overload 2/4)
GetPropertyFromIDList

Gets a property from the IPropertyStore within the IDList as a variant, using the key. (overload 4/4)
GetPropertyFromIDList

Gets a property from the IPropertyStore within the IDList as a variant, using the key. (overload 1/4)
GetPropertyHandlerFromFileId

Gets an instance of IStorageProviderPropertyHandler associated with the provided file identifier.
GetPropertyHandlerFromPath

Gets an instance of IStorageProviderPropertyHandler associated with the provided path.
GetPropertyHandlerFromUri

Gets an instance of IStorageProviderPropertyHandler associated with the provided URI.
GetPropertyKey

Gets the property key.
GetPropertyStorage

Gets the serialized property storage data from the property store instance.
GetPropertyStorage

Gets a read only pointer to the serialized property storage that is used for storing metadata.
GetPropertyStorageBuffer

Gets the serialized property storage buffer from the property store instance.
GetPropertyStorageFromIDList

Create an instance of the IPropertyStore based on the serialized property storage associated with the first ItemID.
GetPropertyStorageSize

Gets the size of serialized property storage data from the property store instance.
GetPropertyStore

Gets a property store object for specified property store flags.
GetPropertyStore

Gets a property store.
GetPropertyStoreForKeys

Gets property store object for specified property keys.
GetPropertyStoreWithCreateObject

Uses the specified ICreateObject instead of CoCreateInstance to create an instance of the property handler associated with the Shell item on which this method is called.
GetProviderID

Retrieves the ID of the account provider for this user.
GetPublishedAppInfo

Gets publishing-related information about an application published by an application publisher.
GetRawDataFormat

Retrieves a GUID that identifies the format of the image.
GetRecorderDriveLetter

Gets the drive letter of a CD drive that has been marked as write-enabled.
GetRedirectionCapabilities

Gets a value that states whether the known folder can have its path set to a new value or what specific restrictions or prohibitions are placed on that redirection.
GetReferent

Gets the referent of the shortcut object. (ANSI)
GetReferent

Gets the referent of the shortcut object. (Unicode)
GetRemovedDestinations

Retrieves the current list of destinations that have been removed by the user from the existing Jump List that this custom Jump List is meant to replace.
GetReservedOverlayInfo

Gets the index of the icon overlay or the icon image for the specified file with the specified attributes from one of the reserved overlays.
GetResolution

Gets the resolution, in dots per inch (dpi), of the image.
GetResolutionHandler

Gets the resolution handler for the conflict.
GetResourceDescription

Gets a resource description.
GetResult

Gets the choice that the user made in the dialog.
GetResults

Gets the user's choices in a dialog that allows multiple selection.
GetResults

Returns search results, from an OpenSearch data source, formatted in RSS or Atom format.
GetRootItems

Gets an array of the root items.
GetScaleFactorForDevice

Gets the preferred scale factor for a display device.
GetScaleFactorForMonitor

Gets the scale factor of a specific monitor. This function replaces GetScaleFactorForDevice.
GetSearchStyle

Overrides the registry settings that determine how an autosearch is performed.
GetSearchText

Retrieves the text that is in the browser's Address bar.
GetSearchUrl

Retrieves the URL that is being searched for.
GetSectorSize

Retrieves the number of bytes per sector on the disk currently being used. When using unbuffered input/output (I/O), it is important to know the size of the sectors on the disk being read in order to ensure proper byte alignment.
GetSelectedControlItem

Gets a particular item from specified container controls in the dialog.
GetSelectedCount

Gets the number of items in the view that are selected.
GetSelectedItem

Locates the currently selected item at or after a given index.
GetSelectedItems

Gets the currently selected items in the dialog. These items may be items selected in the view, or text selected in the file name edit box.
GetSelectedItems

Gets an array of selected Shell items.
GetSelectedObjects

Gets an array of the objects in the view that are selected and the number of those objects.
GetSelection

Gets the current selection as an IShellItemArray.
GetSelection

Gets the Shell item array that contains the selected items.
GetSelectionMarkedItem

Gets the index of an item in the folder's view which has been marked by using the SVSI_SELECTIONMARK in IFolderView::SelectItem.
GetSelectionState

Gets the selection state including check state.
GetSerialization

Called in response to an attempt to submit this credential to the underlying authentication engine.
GetSetCodePage

Deprecated. Sets a new character code page and retrieves a pointer to the previous code page.
GetSharedBitmap

Retrieves the bitmap contained in an ISharedBitmap object.
GetSharePermissions

Gets the access permissions currently associated with the User or Public folder for the Everyone access control entry (ACE).
GetShellFolder

Gets the folder that the menu band is set to browse.
GetShellItem

Retrieves the location of a known folder in the Shell namespace in the form of a Shell item (IShellItem or derived interface).
GetShellItem

Gets the search folder as a IShellItem.
GetShowCmd

Gets the show command for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetShowCmd

Gets the show command for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GetSid

Retrieves the user's security identifier (SID). (ICredentialProviderUser.GetSid)
GetSize

Gets the source size.
GetSize

Retrieves the size of the bitmap contained in an ISharedBitmap object.
GetSize

Gets the dimensions of the image file.
GetSlideshow

Gets the path to the directory where the slideshow images are stored.
GetSlideshowOptions

Gets the current desktop wallpaper slideshow settings for shuffle and timing.
GetSlowAppInfo

Returns information to the application that originates from a slow source. This method is not applicable to published applications.
GetSortColumnCount

Gets the count of sort columns currently applied to the view.
GetSortColumns

Gets the sort columns currently applied to the view.
GetSortColumns

Gets sort column information.
GetSourceViewSizePreference

Retrieves the view size preference of the application after the application has launched.
GetSourceViewToPosition

Retrieves the position of the source application window.
GetSpacing

Gets a POINT structure containing the width (x) and height (y) dimensions, including the surrounding white space, of an item.
GetState

Gets state information associated with a specified Windows Explorer command item.
GetState

Gets the command state associated with a specified Shell item.
GetState

Gets a filled SMDATA structure.
GetStatus

Gets the current status of the slideshow.
GetString

Gets the string value of a specified property key.
GetString

Searches for and retrieves a file or protocol association-related string from the registry. (IQueryAssociations.GetString)
GetStringValue

Enables retrieval of text from a credential with a text field.
GetStringValue

Retrieves string properties from the ICredentialProviderUser object based on the input value.
GetSubmitButtonValue

Retrieves the identifier of a field that the submit button should be placed next to in the Logon UI.
GetSupportedActionTypes

Determines the supported data type for a CD writing extension.
GetSwitchToHWND

Retrieves the handle of the top-level window of the application that is using the file.
GetSyncItem

Gets a specified sync item.
GetSyncItemCount

Gets a count of the sync items in the container.
GetSyncItemEnumerator

Gets an interface that enumerates the handler's sync items.
GetTargetViewSizePreference

Retrieves the preferred view size of the application being launched.
GetText

Retrieves the contents of the search box as plain text.
GetThumbnail

Gets a cached thumbnail for a given Shell item.
GetThumbnail

Gets a thumbnail image and alpha type.
GetThumbnailByID

Gets a thumbnail from the thumbnail cache, given its ID.
GetThumbnailHandler

Gets the requested thumbnail handler for the thumbnail of a given item.
GetThumbnailStream

Gets the thumbnail stream. This method is for internal use only and can only be called by the photos application.
GetTime

Gets the creation time.
GetTimes

Gets file times.
GetTitle

Gets the title text of the button or menu item that launches a specified Windows Explorer command item.
GetTitle

Deprecated. Retrieves the title of a browser window.
GetToolTip

Gets the tooltip string associated with a specified Windows Explorer command item.
GetToolTipText

Deprecated. Gets tooltip text for a travel entry, which is used as a Unicode display string in the UI.
GetTransferManifest

Gets a transfer manifest for a file transfer operation performed by a publishing wizard, such as the Online Print Wizard or the Add Network Place Wizard.
GetTravelEntry

Deprecated. Gets a travel entry in the travel log relative to the position of the current entry.
GetTravelLog

Deprecated. Retrieves the browser's ITravelLog.
GetType

Gets the handler type for Sync Center.
GetTypeLabel

Gets a label for the handler type. This typically provides the model of the device or an equivalent handler-specific identity string.
GetTypeLabel

Gets a label for the item type. This typically provides the model of the device or an equivalent item-specific identity string.
GetUIMode

Enables an IExplorerCommand-based Shell verb handler to query the UI mode of the host component from which the application was invoked..
GetUIName

Retrieves the display name of an application.
GetUInt32

Gets the UInt32 value of a specified property key.
GetUInt64

Gets the UInt64 value of a specified property key.
GetUIObjectOf

Gets an object that can be used to carry out actions on the specified file objects or folders.
GetUsage

Gets a value that indicates how the file in use is being used.
GetUserProfileDirectoryA

Retrieves the path to the root directory of the specified user's profile. (ANSI)
GetUserProfileDirectoryW

Retrieves the path to the root directory of the specified user's profile. (Unicode)
GetUserSid

Retrieves the security identifier (SID) of the user that is associated with this credential.
GetValidCharacters

Loads a string that contains each of the characters that are valid or invalid in the namespace under which it is called.
GetValue

Determines whether the current application host environment is in the desktop or immersive mode.
GetValue

Retrieves a specified property value set for the user.
GetView

Requests the current or default Shell view, together with all other valid view identifiers (VIDs) supported by this implementation of IShellView2.
GetViewFlags

Called when the view must determine if special customization needs to be made for the common dialog browser.
GetViewMode

Gets a folder's logical view mode.
GetViewModeAndIconSize

Gets the current view mode and icon size applied to the view.
GetViewProperty

Gets a property value for a given property key from the view's cache.
GetViewRect

Deprecated. Retrieves a value that is used to negotiate the allowed size of the window.
GetViewStateStream

Gets an IStream interface that can be used for storage of view-specific state information.
GetViewWindow

Deprecated. Provides direct access to the browser view window created by IBrowserService2::CreateViewWindow.
GetVisibleItem

Gets the next visible item in relation to a given index in the view.
GetWallpaper

Gets the current desktop wallpaper.
GetWindowContext

Gets a list of the keyboard shortcuts for the preview host.
GetWindowContextHelpId

Retrieves the Help context identifier, if any, associated with the specified window.
GetWindowDesktopId

Gets the identifier for the virtual desktop hosting the provided top-level window.
GetWindowSubclass

Retrieves the reference data for the specified window subclass callback.
GetWorkingDirectory

Gets the name of the working directory for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
GetWorkingDirectory

Gets the name of the working directory for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
GroupChildWithParent

ISuspensionDependencyManager::GroupChildWithParent method
HandleEvent

Handles AutoPlay device events for which there is no content of the type the application is registered to handle.
HandleEventWithContent

Not implemented. (IHWEventHandler.HandleEventWithContent)
HandleEventWithHWND

Handles AutoPlay device events that contain content types that the application is not registered to handle. This method provides a handle to the owner window so that UI can be displayed if the process requires elevated privileges.
HandleMenuMsg

Enables client objects of the IContextMenu interface to handle messages associated with owner-drawn menu items.
HandleMenuMsg2

Allows client objects of the IContextMenu3 interface to handle messages associated with owner-drawn menu items.
HandleRename

Used to change an item's identifier.
HasFocusIO

Determines if one of the object's windows has the keyboard focus.
HashData

Hashes an array of data.
HasRecordableDrive

Scans the system for a CD drive with write-capability, returning TRUE if one is found.
HasUserCancelled

Checks whether the user has canceled the operation.
HideDeskBand

Hides a specified deskband.
Hiding

Called when the input pane is about to leave the display.
HitTest

Retrieves the item that a given point is in, if any.
HrInit

Initializes the taskbar list object. This method must be called before any other ITaskbarList methods can be called.
IDListContainerIsConsistent

Verifies that the container structure of an IDList is valid.
IEGetDisplayName

Deprecated. Retrieves the URL that corresponds to a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL).
IEParseDisplayName

Deprecated. Parses a URL into a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL). (IBrowserService.IEParseDisplayName)
IEParseDisplayNameEx

Deprecated. Parses a URL into a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL). (IBrowserService3.IEParseDisplayNameEx)
IID_PPV_ARGS

Used to retrieve an interface pointer, supplying the IID value of the requested interface automatically based on the type of the interface pointer used. This avoids a common coding error by checking the type of the value passed at compile time.
ILAppendID

Appends or prepends an SHITEMID structure to an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILClone

Clones an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILCloneChild

Clones a child ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILCloneFirst

Clones the first SHITEMID structure in an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILCloneFull

Clones a full, or absolute, ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILCombine

Combines two ITEMIDLIST structures.
ILCreateFromPath

Returns the ITEMIDLIST structure associated with a specified file path. (ILCreateFromPathW)
ILCreateFromPathA

Returns the ITEMIDLIST structure associated with a specified file path. (ILCreateFromPathA)
ILCreateFromPathW

Returns the ITEMIDLIST structure associated with a specified file path. (ILCreateFromPathW)
ILFindChild

Determines whether a specified ITEMIDLIST structure is the child of another ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILFindLastID

Returns a pointer to the last SHITEMID structure in an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILFree

Frees an ITEMIDLIST structure allocated by the Shell.
ILGetNext

Retrieves the next SHITEMID structure in an ITEMIDLIST structure. (ILGetNext)
ILGetSize

Returns the size, in bytes, of an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILIsAligned

Verifies whether a constant ITEMIDLIST is aligned on a pointer boundary, which is a DWORD on 32-bit architectures and a QWORD on 64-bit architectures.
ILIsChild

Verifies whether a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) is a child PIDL, which is a PIDL with exactly one SHITEMID.
ILIsEmpty

Verifies whether an ITEMIDLIST structure is empty.
ILIsEqual

Tests whether two ITEMIDLIST structures are equal in a binary comparison.
ILIsParent

Tests whether an ITEMIDLIST structure is the parent of another ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILLoadFromStream

Deprecated. Loads an ITEMIDLIST structure from a stream.
ILLoadFromStreamEx

This function may be altered or unavailable.
ILNext

Retrieves the next SHITEMID structure in an ITEMIDLIST structure. (ILNext)
ILRemoveLastID

Removes the last SHITEMID structure from an ITEMIDLIST structure.
ILSaveToStream

Saves an ITEMIDLIST structure to a stream.
ILSkip

Skips a given number of bytes in a constant, unaligned, relative ITEMIDLIST structure.
IncludeItem

Sets a given Shell item status to inclusion in the view.
IncludeItems

Allows the view to filter the items shown in the menu.
IncludeObject

Allows the common dialog box to filter objects that the view displays.
InetIsOffline

Determines whether the system is connected to the Internet.
Init

Initializes the autocomplete object.
Init

Enables Sync Center to provide the event to link to so ISyncMgrUIOperation::Run knows which event to operate upon.
Init

Initializes the IQueryAssociations interface and sets the root key to the appropriate ProgID.
Initialize

Initializes the object that hosts an IFolderView object.
Initialize

Initializes an object that contains an implementation of the IHWEventHandler interface.
Initialize

Initializes the Publishing Wizard object with the files to transfer, the settings to use, and the type of wizard to create.
Initialize

Initializes an IColumnProvider interface.
Initialize

Initializes a handler with a file path.
Initialize

Initializes a handler with a stream.
Initialize

Provides details about the action progress dialog.
Initialize

. (IDefaultFolderMenuInitialize.Initialize)
Initialize

Prepares the browser to be navigated.
Initialize

Initialize objects that share an implementation of IExplorerCommandState, IExecuteCommand or IDropTarget with the application-specified command name and its registered properties.
Initialize

Initializes a handler with a bind context.
Initialize

Initializes a handler with an IShellItem.
Initialize

Initializes a handler with an IPropertyStore.
Initialize

Specifies an owner window to be used by a Windows Runtime object that is used in a desktop app.
Initialize

Initializes an INameSpaceTreeControl object.
Initialize

Instructs a Shell folder object to initialize itself based on the information passed.
Initialize

Used by Windows Explorer or Windows Internet Explorer when it is initializing or enumerating a namespace extension invoked on a remote computer.
Initialize

Initializes a property sheet extension, shortcut menu extension, or drag-and-drop handler.
Initialize

Initializes a menu band.
Initialize

Called by the synchronization manager in a registered application handler to determine whether the handler processes the synchronization event.
InitializeBitmap

Initializes a new ISharedBitmap object with a given bitmap.
InitializeDownloadManager

Deprecated. Enables the download manager in the base class.
InitializeEx

Initializes a folder and specifies its location in the namespace. If the folder is a shortcut, this method also specifies the location of the target folder.
InitializeFromBitmap

Initializes the drag-image manager for a windowless control.
InitializeFromWindow

Initializes the drag-image manager for a control with a window.
InitializeProgressDialog

Initializes the window title and cancel button text of the progress dialog box displayed during the namespace walk.
InitializeSFB

Initializes an IShellFolderBand object.
InitializeTransitionSite

Deprecated. Enables transitions in the browser view window.
InitializeTravelLog

Deprecated. Allows the derived class to specify a navigation record to be used in a new window.
InitNetworkAddressControl

Initializes the network address control window class.
InitWizard

Initializes the sync schedule wizard.
InOperation

Called by the drop source to determine whether the target is extracting data asynchronously.
InsertItem

Adds an ITEMIDLIST structure to a list of such structures.
InsertMenuEntries

Deprecated. Inserts entries into the specified menu.
InsertMenusSB

Allows the container to insert its menu groups into the composite menu that is displayed when an extended namespace is being viewed or used.
InsertRoot

Inserts a Shell item on a root item in a tree.
Install

Installs an application published by an application publisher. This method is invoked when the user selects Add or Add Later in Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.
Install2

Installs an application published by an application publisher, while preventing multiple windows from being active on the same thread.
Int8Add

Adds two values of type INT8.
Int8Mult

Multiplies two values of type INT8.
Int8Sub

Subtracts one value of type INT8 from another.
Int8ToUChar

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type UCHAR.
Int8ToUInt

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type UINT.
Int8ToUInt8

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type UINT8.
Int8ToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type UINT_PTR.
Int8ToULong

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type ULONG.
Int8ToULongLong

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type ULONGLONG.
Int8ToULongPtr

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
Int8ToUShort

Converts a value of type INT8 to a value of type USHORT.
IntAdd

Adds two values of type INT.
IntlStrEqNA

Performs a case-sensitive comparison of a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (ANSI)
IntlStrEqNIA

Performs a case-insensitive comparison of a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (ANSI)
IntlStrEqNIW

Performs a case-insensitive comparison of a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (Unicode)
IntlStrEqNW

Performs a case-sensitive comparison of a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (Unicode)
IntlStrEqWorkerA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (ANSI)
IntlStrEqWorkerW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two localized strings. (Unicode)
IntMult

Multiplies two values of type INT.
IntPtrAdd

Adds two values of type INT_PTR.
IntPtrMult

Multiplies two values of type INT_PTR.
IntPtrSub

Subtracts one value of type INT_PTR from another.
IntPtrToChar

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type CHAR.
IntPtrToInt

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type INT.
IntPtrToInt8

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type INT8.
IntPtrToLong

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type LONG.
IntPtrToLongPtr

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type LONG_PTR.
IntPtrToShort

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type SHORT.
IntPtrToUChar

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type UCHAR.
IntPtrToUInt

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type UINT.
IntPtrToUInt8

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type UINT8.
IntPtrToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type UINT_PTR.
IntPtrToULong

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type ULONG.
IntPtrToULongLong

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type ULONGLONG.
IntPtrToULongPtr

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
IntPtrToUShort

Converts a value of type INT_PTR to a value of type USHORT.
IntSub

Subtracts one value of type INT from another.
IntToChar

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type CHAR.
IntToInt8

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type INT8.
IntToShort

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type SHORT.
IntToUChar

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type UCHAR.
IntToUInt

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type UINT.
IntToUInt8

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type UINT8.
IntToULong

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type ULONG.
IntToULongLong

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type UINT_PTR.
IntToUShort

Converts a value of type INT to a value of type USHORT.
InvalidateItem

Redraws an item in a menu band.
Invoke

Directly invokes the associated handler.
Invoke

Invokes an associated application handler.
Invoke

Invokes a Windows Explorer command.
Invoke

Deprecated. Invokes the travel entry, navigating to that page.
InvokeCommand

Carries out the command associated with a shortcut menu item.
InvokeVerbOnSelection

Invokes the given verb on the current selection.
IsActive

Gets a value that indicates whether the handler can be synchronized.
IsAnimated

Determines whether the image is animated.
IsApplicationViewStateSupported

Determines whether a particular application view state is supported for specific spoofed display size and scale factor settings.
IsBkDropTarget

IsBkDropTarget may be altered or unavailable.
IsCharSpaceA

Determines whether a character represents a space. (ANSI)
IsCharSpaceW

Determines whether a character represents a space. (Unicode)
IsConnected

Gets a value that indicates whether the handler�typically some type of external device�is connected.
IsConnected

Generates a value that indicates whether the item�typically some type of external device�is connected.
IsControlWindowShown

Deprecated. Retrieves a value that indicates whether a specified frame control is currently visible.
IsDecoded

Determines whether the image has been decoded by calling IShellImageData::Decode. Many operations return a failure code if the image is not first decoded.
IsDelegateFolder

Gets a Boolean value specifying whether the factory is a delegate folder.
IsDeskBandShown

Indicates whether a deskband is shown.
IsDropOnSource

Checks whether the destination of the current drag-and-drop or cut-and-paste operation is the same as the source.
IsEditable

Determines whether the image can be edited.
IsEnabled

Gets a value that indicates whether the handler is enabled.
IsEnabled

Generates a value that indicates whether the item is enabled.
IsEntryInStore

Checks to see if the image is in the store.
IsEqualPropertyKey

Compares the members of two PROPERTYKEY structures and returns whether they are equal.
IsInstalled

Gets a value indicating whether a specified application is currently installed.
IsInternetESCEnabled

Determines whether Windows Internet Explorer is in the Enhanced Security Configuration.
IsLauncherVisible

Gets a value that indicates whether the Start screen is displayed.
IsMember

Determines whether the local computer is a member of a HomeGroup.
IsMemberOf

Specifies whether an icon overlay should be added to a Shell object's icon.
IsMenuMessage

A message pump calls this method to see if any messages should be redirected to the Component Object Model (COM) object.
IsMoveInSameFolder

Checks to see if this view sourced the current drag-and-drop or cut-and-paste operation (used by drop target objects).
IsMultipage

Determines whether the image is a multipage Tagged Image File Format (TIFF) image.
IsNetDrive

Tests whether a drive is a network drive.
IsOS

Checks for specified operating systems and operating system features.
IsPrintable

Determines whether the image can be printed.
IsRecommended

Indicates whether the application is registered as a recommended handler for the queried file type.
IsRunning

Requests information on the state of a task, such as thumbnail extraction.
IsTransparent

Determines whether the image is transparent.
IStream_Copy

Copies a stream to another stream.
IStream_Read

Reads bytes from a specified stream and returns a value that indicates whether all bytes were successfully read.
IStream_ReadPidl

Reads a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) from an IStream object into a PIDLIST_RELATIVE object.
IStream_ReadStr

Reads from a stream and writes into a string.
IStream_Reset

Moves the seek position in a specified stream to the beginning of the stream.
IStream_Size

Retrieves the size, in bytes, of a specified stream.
IStream_Write

Writes data of unknown format from a buffer to a specified stream.
IStream_WritePidl

Writes a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) from a PCUIDLIST_RELATIVE object into an IStream object.
IStream_WriteStr

Reads from a string and writes into a stream.
IsUserAnAdmin

IsUserAnAdmin may be altered or unavailable.
IsVector

Determines whether the image is a vector image.
IsWindowOnCurrentVirtualDesktop

Indicates whether the provided window is on the currently active virtual desktop.
Item

Returns the registered Shell window for a specified index.
Item

Gets the identifier of a specific item in the folder view, by index.
ItemCount

Gets the number of items in the folder. This can be the number of all items, or a subset such as the number of selected items.
ItemPostPaint

Called after an item in the namespace tree control is drawn.
ItemPrePaint

Called before an item in the namespace tree control is drawn.
Items

Gets the address of an enumeration object based on the collection of items in the folder view.
IUnknown_AtomicRelease

Releases a Component Object Model (COM) pointer and sets it to NULL.
IUnknown_GetSite

Calls the specified object's IObjectWithSite::GetSite method.
IUnknown_GetWindow

Attempts to retrieve a window handle from a Component Object Model (COM) object by querying for various interfaces that have a GetWindow method.
IUnknown_QueryService

Retrieves an interface for a service from a specified object.
IUnknown_Set

Changes the value of a Component Object Model (COM) interface pointer and releases the previous interface.
IUnknown_SetSite

Sets the specified object's site by calling its IObjectWithSite::SetSite method.
KeepItems

Keeps the Shell items that are passed in.
KeepOther

Replaces the versions in conflict with a different Shell item that is usually a merged version of the originals.
KeepRecent

Keeps the more recent copy.
Kill

Requests that a task be stopped.
LaunchAdvancedAssociationUI

Launches an advanced association dialog box through which the user can customize the associations for the application specified in pszAppRegName.
LauncherVisibilityChange

Notifies a client that visibility of the Start screen has changed.
LeaveFolder

Called after a namespace walk through a folder. Use this method to perform any necessary cleanup following the actions performed by INamespaceWalkCB::EnterFolder or INamespaceWalkCB::FoundItem.
LeaveFolder

Sends notification that a folder is no longer the destination of a file operation.
LinkItem

Not implemented. (ITransferSource.LinkItem)
LoadLibraryFromItem

Loads the library from a specified library definition file.
LoadLibraryFromKnownFolder

Loads the library that is referenced by a KNOWNFOLDERID.
LoadNonloadedOverlayIdentifiers

Loads any registered overlay identifiers, or handlers, that are not currently loaded.
LoadUserProfileA

Loads the specified user's profile. The profile can be a local user profile or a roaming user profile. (ANSI)
LoadUserProfileW

Loads the specified user's profile. The profile can be a local user profile or a roaming user profile. (Unicode)
Location

Gets the current location of the input pane.
LogError

Called by a registered application to log information, warning, or an error message into the error tab on the synchronization manager status dialog box.
LongAdd

Adds two values of type LONG.
LongLongAdd

Adds two values of type LONGLONG.
LongLongMult

Multiplies two values of type LONGLONG.
LongLongSub

Subtracts one value of type LONGLONG from another.
LongLongToChar

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type CHAR.
LongLongToInt

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type INT.
LongLongToInt8

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type INT8.
LongLongToIntPtr

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type INT_PTR.
LongLongToLong

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type LONG.
LongLongToLongPtr

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type LONG_PTR.
LongLongToShort

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type SHORT.
LongLongToUChar

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type UCHAR.
LongLongToUInt

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type UINT.
LongLongToUInt8

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type UINT8.
LongLongToULong

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type ULONG.
LongLongToULongLong

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type ULONGLONG.
LongLongToUShort

Converts a value of type LONGLONG to a value of type USHORT.
LongMult

Multiplies two values of type LONG.
LongPtrAdd

Adds two values of type LONG_PTR.
LongPtrMult

Multiplies two values of type LONG_PTR.
LongPtrSub

Subtracts one value of type LONG_PTR from another.
LongPtrToChar

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type CHAR.
LongPtrToInt

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type INT.
LongPtrToInt8

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type INT8.
LongPtrToIntPtr

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type INT_PTR.
LongPtrToLong

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type LONG.
LongPtrToShort

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type SHORT.
LongPtrToUChar

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type UCHAR.
LongPtrToUInt

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type UINT.
LongPtrToUInt8

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type UINT8.
LongPtrToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type UINT_PTR.
LongPtrToULong

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type ULONG.
LongPtrToULongLong

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type ULONGLONG.
LongPtrToULongPtr

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
LongPtrToUShort

Converts a value of type LONG_PTR to a value of type USHORT.
LongSub

Subtracts one value of type LONG from another.
LongToChar

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type CHAR.
LongToInt

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type INT.
LongToInt8

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type INT8.
LongToIntPtr

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type INT_PTR.
LongToShort

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type SHORT.
LongToUChar

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type UCHAR.
LongToUInt

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type UINT.
LongToUInt8

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type UINT8.
LongToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type UINT_PTR.
LongToULong

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type ULONG.
LongToULongLong

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type ULONGLONG.
LongToULongPtr

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
LongToUShort

Converts a value of type LONG to a value of type USHORT.
LPFNDFMCALLBACK

LPFNDFMCALLBACK may be altered or unavailable.
LPFNVIEWCALLBACK

Defines the prototype for the callback function used by the system folder view object. This function essentially duplicates the functionality of IShellFolderViewCB.
MakeDefault

Sets an application as the default application for this file type.
MAKEDLLVERULL

Used to pack DLL version information into a ULONGLONG value.
MakeProminent

Places a control in the dialog so that it stands out compared to other added controls.
MapColumnToSCID

Converts a column to the appropriate property set ID (FMTID) and property ID (PID).
MarkForDelete

Marks for delete.
MarkFullscreenWindow

Marks a window as full-screen.
Merge

IFileSyncMergeHandler::Merge method
MessageSFVCB

Allows communication between the system folder view object and a system folder view callback object.
MIMEAssociationDialogA

Runs the unregistered MIME content type dialog box.Note  Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later:_This function is no longer supported. (ANSI)
MIMEAssociationDialogW

Runs the unregistered MIME content type dialog box.Note  Windows XP Service Pack 2 (SP2) or later:_This function is no longer supported. (Unicode)
MoveIcons

This method is not implemented. (IShellFolderView.MoveIcons)
MoveItem

Declares a single item that is to be moved to a specified destination.
MoveItem

Moves the item within the volume/namespace, returning the IShellItem in its new location.
MoveItems

Declares a set of items that are to be moved to a specified destination.
MoveWindowToDesktop

Moves a window to the specified virtual desktop.
NavigateToPidl

Deprecated. Navigates the browser to the location indicated by a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL).
NetAddr_DisplayErrorTip

Displays an error message in the balloon tip associated with the network address control.
NetAddr_GetAddress

Indicates whether a network address conforms to a specified type and format.
NetAddr_GetAllowType

Retrieves the network address types that a specified network address control accepts.
NetAddr_SetAllowType

Sets the network address types that a specified network address control accepts.
NewItem

Declares a new item that is to be created in a specified location.
Next

Retrieves a specified number of elements.
Next

Retrieves a specified number of elements that directly follow the current element.
Next

Used to request information on one or more search objects.
Next

Retrieves a specified number of IDLIST_ABSOLUTE items.
Next

Retrieves the specified number of item identifiers in the enumeration sequence and advances the current position by the number of items retrieved.
Next

Gets the next specified number and type of objects.
Next

Gets the next SHELL_ITEM_RESOURCE structure.
Next

Gets an array of one or more IShellItem interfaces from the enumeration.
Next

Gets the next IPublishedApp object in the enumeration.
Next

Gets the next batch of conflicts from the conflicts store.
Next

Gets the next batch of events from the event store.
Next

Gets the next batch of sync items from the handler.
Next

Enumerates the next celt elements in the enumerator's list, returning them in rgelt along with the actual number of enumerated elements in pceltFetched.
NextFrame

Switches to the next frame of an animated image.
NextPage

Switches to the next page of a multipage image. Any associated animations are reset.
Notify

Called by a Shell view to notify the common dialog box hosting it that an event has occurred.
NotifyRedirect

Deprecated. Updates the browser to the specified pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL), navigating if necessary. This method is called when a page is redirected.
Offline

Deprecated. Checks for and updates the browser's offline status, synchronizing the state between the base class and any derived classes.
OnActivated

Occurs when a Shell window's activation state changes.
OnAfterContextMenu

Called after a context menu is displayed.
OnAfterExpand

Called after an IShellItem is expanded.
OnBalloonUserClick

Called when the user clicks the balloon. The application may respond with an action that is suitable for the balloon being clicked.
OnBeforeContextMenu

Called before a context menu is displayed; allows client to add additional menu entries.
OnBeforeExpand

Called before an IShellItem is expanded.
OnBeforeItemDelete

Called before an IShellItem and all of its children are deleted.
OnBeforeStateImageChange

Called before the state icon of the given IShellItem is changed.
OnBeginLabelEdit

Called before the IShellItem goes into edit mode.
OnButtonClicked

Called when the user clicks a command button.
OnChange

Informs a namespace extension that an event has taken place that affects its items.
OnCheckButtonToggled

Called when the user changes the state of a check button (check box).
OnColumnClicked

Called after a specified column is clicked in the IShellView interface.
OnCommand

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_COMMAND message. The derived class handles the message.
OnContextMenu

Called when the user right-clicks (or presses SHIFT+F10) the icon in the notification area. The application should show its context menu in response.
OnControlActivating

Called when an Open button drop-down list customized through EnableOpenDropDown or a Tools menu is about to display its contents.
OnCreate

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_CREATE message. The derived class handles the message.
OnCreated

Occurs when a new Shell window is created for a frame.
OnCreating

Allows you to modify the parameters of the process being created.
OnCreatingWindow

Called when the window is created. Enables credentials to retrieve the HWND of the parent window after Advise is called.
OnDefaultCommand

Called when a user double-clicks in the view or presses the ENTER key.
OnDestroy

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_DESTROY message. The derived class handles the message.
OnDoDefaultAccessibilityAction

Invokes the default accessibility action on a Shell item.
OnDragEnter

Called on drag enter to set drag effect, as specified.
OnDragLeave

Called on drag leave for a specified item.
OnDragOver

Called on drag over to set drag effect, as specified.
OnDragPosition

Called when the item is being dragged within the same level (within the same parent folder) in the tree.
OnDrop

Called on drop to set drop effect, as specified.
OnDropPosition

Called when the item is being dropped within the same level (within the same parent folder) in the tree.
OnEndLabelEdit

Called after the IShellItem leaves edit mode.
OnFileOk

Called just before the dialog is about to return with a result.
OnFocusChangeIS

Informs the browser that the focus has changed.
OnFolderChange

Called when the user navigates to a new folder.
OnFolderChanging

Called before IFileDialogEvents::OnFolderChange. This allows the implementer to stop navigation to a particular location.
OnFrameWindowActivateBS

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class in response to a subframe window being activated or deactivated. The derived class determines what to do in response to the action.
OnGetAccessibilityRole

Gets the accessibility role for a Shell item.
OnGetDefaultAccessibilityAction

Gets the default accessibility action for a Shell item.
OnGetToolTip

Enables you to provide a tooltip.
OnHttpEquiv

Deprecated. Called when the document object responds to an HTTP-EQUIV metatag by issuing either the OLECMDID_HTTPEQUIV or OLECMDID_HTTPEQUIV_DONE command through IOleCommandTarget::Exec.
OnInvoke

Deprecated. Gets ambient properties.
OnInvoke

Not implemented. (IExpDispSupportXP.OnInvoke)
OnItemAdded

Called after an IShellItem has been added.
OnItemClick

Called when the user clicks a button on the mouse.
OnItemDeleted

Called after an IShellItem has been deleted.
OnItemSelected

Called when an item is selected in a combo box, when a user clicks an option button (also known as a radio button), or an item is chosen from the Tools menu.
OnItemStateChanged

Not implemented. (INameSpaceTreeControlEvents.OnItemStateChanged)
OnItemStateChanging

Called before the state of an item changes.
OnKeyboardInput

Called when the user presses a key on the keyboard.
OnLeftClick

Called when the user clicks the icon in the notification area. The applications may launch some customary UI in response.
OnNavigate

Occurs when a Shell window is navigated to a new location.
OnNavigationComplete

Notifies clients that the Explorer browser has successfully navigated to a Shell folder.
OnNavigationFailed

Notifies clients that the Explorer browser has failed to navigate to a Shell folder.
OnNavigationPending

Notifies clients of a pending Explorer browser navigation to a Shell folder.
OnNotify

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_NOTIFY message. The derived class handles the message.
OnOverwrite

Called from the save dialog when the user chooses to overwrite a file.
OnPictureChange

Called to send notifications when the picture that represents a user account is changed.
OnPosRectChangeDB

Notifies the object that the rectangle has changed.
OnPreViewCreated

Called after a specified preview is created in the IShellView interface.
OnPropertyItemCommit

Not implemented. (INameSpaceTreeControlEvents.OnPropertyItemCommit)
OnSelect

Handles selection notifications.
OnSelectionChange

Called when the user changes the selection in the dialog's view.
OnSelectionChanged

Called when the selection changes.
OnSetFocus

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_SETFOCUS message. The derived class handles the message.
OnSetTitle

Sets or retrieves the title of the site object.
OnShareViolation

Enables an application to respond to sharing violations that arise from Open or Save operations.
OnSize

Deprecated. Calls the derived class from the base class on receipt of a WM_SIZE message. The derived class handles the message.
OnStateChange

Called after a state, identified by the uChange parameter, has changed in the IShellView interface.
OnStateChanged

Called when package state changes during Windows Store app debugging.
OnTranslateAccelerator

Deprecated. Instructs the control site to process the keystroke described in pMsg and modified by the flags in grfModifiers.
OnTranslateAccelerator

Not implemented. (IExpDispSupportXP.OnTranslateAccelerator)
OnTypeChange

Called when the dialog is opened to notify the application of the initial chosen filetype.
OnViewCreated

Notifies clients that the view of the Explorer browser has been created and can be modified.
OnViewWindowActive

Called by the Shell view when the view window or one of its child windows gets the focus or becomes active.
Open

Opens the store and returns a lock.
Open

Opens the specified Control Panel item, optionally to a specific page.
OpenItem

Opens the item for copying. Returns an object that can be enumerated for resources (IShellItemResources).
OpenRegStream

OpenRegStream may be altered or unavailable. Instead, use SHOpenRegStream2 or SHOpenRegStream.
OpenResource

Opens a specified resource.
OverlappedResult

Retrieves the results of an overlapped operation.
OverlayIndexFromImageIndex

Finds the index of an overlay image for the specified icon image. It can add an overlay if one is not found for the icon.
PageInThumbnail

. (IThumbnailCachePrimer.PageInThumbnail)
PAPPSTATE_CHANGE_ROUTINE

Specifies an app-defined callback function that notifies the app when the app is entering or leaving a suspended state.
ParseDisplayName

Translates the display name of a file object or a folder into an item identifier list.
ParseURLA

Performs rudimentary parsing of a URL. (ANSI)
ParseURLW

Performs rudimentary parsing of a URL. (Unicode)
PathAddBackslashA

Adds a backslash to the end of a string to create the correct syntax for a path. (PathAddBackslashA)
PathAddBackslashW

Adds a backslash to the end of a string to create the correct syntax for a path. (PathAddBackslashW)
PathAddExtensionA

Adds a file name extension to a path string. (ANSI)
PathAddExtensionW

Adds a file name extension to a path string. (Unicode)
PathAllocCanonicalize

Converts a path string into a canonical form.This function differs from PathCchCanonicalize and PathCchCanonicalizeEx in that it returns the result on the heap.
PathAllocCombine

Concatenates two path fragments into a single path.
PathAppendA

Appends one path to the end of another. (ANSI)
PathAppendW

Appends one path to the end of another. (Unicode)
PathBuildRootA

Creates a root path from a given drive number. (ANSI)
PathBuildRootW

Creates a root path from a given drive number. (Unicode)
PathCanonicalizeA

Simplifies a path by removing navigation elements such as "." and ".." to produce a direct, well-formed path. (ANSI)
PathCanonicalizeW

Simplifies a path by removing navigation elements such as "." and ".." to produce a direct, well-formed path. (Unicode)
PathCchAddBackslash

Adds a backslash to the end of a string to create the correct syntax for a path. (PathCchAddBackslash)
PathCchAddBackslashEx

Adds a backslash to the end of a string to create the correct syntax for a path. (PathCchAddBackslashEx)
PathCchAddExtension

Adds a file name extension to a path string.This function differs from PathAddExtension in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchAppend

Appends one path to the end of another.This function differs from PathCchAppendEx in that you are restricted to a final path of length MAX_PATH.This function differs from PathAppend in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchAppendEx

Appends one path to the end of another.This function differs from PathCchAppend in that it allows for a longer final path to be constructed.This function differs from PathAppend in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchCanonicalize

Converts a path string into a canonical form.This function differs from PathCchCanonicalizeEx in that you are restricted to a final path of length MAX_PATH.This function differs from PathAllocCanonicalize in that the caller must declare the size of the returned string, which is stored on the stack.This function differs from PathCanonicalize in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchCanonicalizeEx

Simplifies a path by removing navigation elements such as "." and ".." to produce a direct, well-formed path.This function differs from PathCchCanonicalize in that it allows for a longer final path to be constructed.This function differs from PathAllocCanonicalize in that the caller must declare the size of the returned string, which is stored on the stack.This function differs from PathCanonicalize in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchCombine

Combines two path fragments into a single path. (PathCchCombine)
PathCchCombineEx

Combines two path fragments into a single path. (PathCchCombineEx)
PathCchFindExtension

Searches a path to find its file name extension, such as ".exe" or ".ini".
PathCchIsRoot

Determines whether a path string refers to the root of a volume.This function differs from PathIsRoot in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchRemoveBackslash

Removes the trailing backslash from the end of a path string.This function differs from PathRemoveBackslash in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchRemoveBackslashEx

Removes the trailing backslash from the end of a path string.This function differs from PathCchRemoveBackslash in that it can return a pointer to the new end of the string and report the number of unused characters remaining in the buffer.This function differs from PathRemoveBackslash in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchRemoveExtension

Removes the file name extension from a path, if one is present.This function differs from PathRemoveExtension in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchRemoveFileSpec

Removes the last element in a path string, whether that element is a file name or a directory name.
PathCchRenameExtension

Replaces a file name's extension at the end of a path string with a new extension.
PathCchSkipRoot

Retrieves a pointer to the first character in a path following the drive letter or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) server/share path elements.This function differs from PathSkipRoot in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCchStripPrefix

Removes the "\?" prefix, if present, from a file path.
PathCchStripToRoot

Removes all file and directory elements in a path except for the root information.This function differs from PathStripToRoot in that it accepts paths with "\", "\?" and "\?\UNC" prefixes.
PathCleanupSpec

PathCleanupSpec may be altered or unavailable.
PathCombineA

Concatenates two strings that represent properly formed paths into one path; also concatenates any relative path elements. (ANSI)
PathCombineW

Concatenates two strings that represent properly formed paths into one path; also concatenates any relative path elements. (Unicode)
PathCommonPrefixA

Compares two paths to determine if they share a common prefix. A prefix is one of these types:_"C:\", ".", "..", "..\". (ANSI)
PathCommonPrefixW

Compares two paths to determine if they share a common prefix. A prefix is one of these types:_"C:\", ".", "..", "..\". (Unicode)
PathCompactPathA

Truncates a file path to fit within a given pixel width by replacing path components with ellipses. (ANSI)
PathCompactPathExA

Truncates a path to fit within a certain number of characters by replacing path components with ellipses. (ANSI)
PathCompactPathExW

Truncates a path to fit within a certain number of characters by replacing path components with ellipses. (Unicode)
PathCompactPathW

Truncates a file path to fit within a given pixel width by replacing path components with ellipses. (Unicode)
PathCreateFromUrlA

Converts a file URL to a Microsoft MS-DOS path. (ANSI)
PathCreateFromUrlAlloc

Creates a path from a file URL.
PathCreateFromUrlW

Converts a file URL to a Microsoft MS-DOS path. (Unicode)
PathFileExistsA

Determines whether a path to a file system object such as a file or folder is valid. (ANSI)
PathFileExistsW

Determines whether a path to a file system object such as a file or folder is valid. (Unicode)
PathFindExtensionA

Searches a path for an extension. (ANSI)
PathFindExtensionW

Searches a path for an extension. (Unicode)
PathFindFileNameA

Searches a path for a file name. (ANSI)
PathFindFileNameW

Searches a path for a file name. (Unicode)
PathFindNextComponentA

Parses a path and returns the portion of that path that follows the first backslash. (ANSI)
PathFindNextComponentW

Parses a path and returns the portion of that path that follows the first backslash. (Unicode)
PathFindOnPathA

Searches for a file. (ANSI)
PathFindOnPathW

Searches for a file. (Unicode)
PathFindSuffixArrayA

Determines whether a given file name has one of a list of suffixes. (ANSI)
PathFindSuffixArrayW

Determines whether a given file name has one of a list of suffixes. (Unicode)
PathGetArgsA

Finds the command line arguments within a given path. (ANSI)
PathGetArgsW

Finds the command line arguments within a given path. (Unicode)
PathGetCharTypeA

Determines the type of character in relation to a path. (ANSI)
PathGetCharTypeW

Determines the type of character in relation to a path. (Unicode)
PathGetDriveNumberA

Searches a path for a drive letter within the range of 'A' to 'Z' and returns the corresponding drive number. (ANSI)
PathGetDriveNumberW

Searches a path for a drive letter within the range of 'A' to 'Z' and returns the corresponding drive number. (Unicode)
PathGetShortPath

PathGetShortPath may be altered or unavailable.
PathIsContentTypeA

Determines if a file's registered content type matches the specified content type. This function obtains the content type for the specified file type and compares that string with the pszContentType. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
PathIsContentTypeW

Determines if a file's registered content type matches the specified content type. This function obtains the content type for the specified file type and compares that string with the pszContentType. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
PathIsDirectoryA

Verifies that a path is a valid directory. (ANSI)
PathIsDirectoryEmptyA

Determines whether a specified path is an empty directory. (ANSI)
PathIsDirectoryEmptyW

Determines whether a specified path is an empty directory. (Unicode)
PathIsDirectoryW

Verifies that a path is a valid directory. (Unicode)
PathIsExe

PathIsExe may be altered or unavailable.
PathIsFileSpecA

Searches a path for any path-delimiting characters (for example, ':' or '' ). If there are no path-delimiting characters present, the path is considered to be a File Spec path.
PathIsFileSpecW

Searches a path for any path-delimiting characters (for example, ':' or '\' ). If there are no path-delimiting characters present, the path is considered to be a File Spec path.
PathIsHTMLFileA

Determines if a file is an HTML file. The determination is made based on the content type that is registered for the file's extension. (ANSI)
PathIsHTMLFileW

Determines if a file is an HTML file. The determination is made based on the content type that is registered for the file's extension. (Unicode)
PathIsLFNFileSpecA

Determines whether a file name is in long format. (ANSI)
PathIsLFNFileSpecW

Determines whether a file name is in long format. (Unicode)
PathIsNetworkPathA

Determines whether a path string represents a network resource. (ANSI)
PathIsNetworkPathW

Determines whether a path string represents a network resource. (Unicode)
PathIsPrefixA

Examines a path to determine if it starts with a prefix value passed by pszPrefix. (ANSI)
PathIsPrefixW

Examines a path to determine if it starts with a prefix value passed by pszPrefix. (Unicode)
PathIsRelativeA

Searches a path and determines if it is relative. (ANSI)
PathIsRelativeW

Searches a path and determines if it is relative. (Unicode)
PathIsRootA

Determines whether a path string refers to the root of a volume. (ANSI)
PathIsRootW

Determines whether a path string refers to the root of a volume. (Unicode)
PathIsSameRootA

Compares two paths to determine if they have a common root component. (ANSI)
PathIsSameRootW

Compares two paths to determine if they have a common root component. (Unicode)
PathIsSlowA

PathIsSlow may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
PathIsSlowW

PathIsSlow may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
PathIsSystemFolderA

Determines if an existing folder contains the attributes that make it a system folder. Alternately, this function indicates if certain attributes qualify a folder to be a system folder. (ANSI)
PathIsSystemFolderW

Determines if an existing folder contains the attributes that make it a system folder. Alternately, this function indicates if certain attributes qualify a folder to be a system folder. (Unicode)
PathIsUNCA

Determines if a path string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path, as opposed to a path based on a drive letter. (ANSI)
PathIsUNCEx

Determines if a path string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path, as opposed to a path based on a drive letter.This function differs from PathIsUNC in that it also allows you to extract the name of the server from the path.
PathIsUNCServerA

Determines if a string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) for a server path only. (ANSI)
PathIsUNCServerShareA

Determines if a string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) share path, \server\share. (ANSI)
PathIsUNCServerShareW

Determines if a string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) share path, \server\share. (Unicode)
PathIsUNCServerW

Determines if a string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) for a server path only. (Unicode)
PathIsUNCW

Determines if a path string is a valid Universal Naming Convention (UNC) path, as opposed to a path based on a drive letter. (Unicode)
PathIsURLA

Tests a given string to determine if it conforms to a valid URL format. (ANSI)
PathIsURLW

Tests a given string to determine if it conforms to a valid URL format. (Unicode)
PathMakePrettyA

Converts an all-uppercase path to all lowercase characters to give the path a consistent appearance. (ANSI)
PathMakePrettyW

Converts an all-uppercase path to all lowercase characters to give the path a consistent appearance. (Unicode)
PathMakeSystemFolderA

Gives an existing folder the proper attributes to become a system folder. (ANSI)
PathMakeSystemFolderW

Gives an existing folder the proper attributes to become a system folder. (Unicode)
PathMakeUniqueName

Creates a unique path name from a template.
PathMatchSpecA

Searches a string using a Microsoft MS-DOS wildcard match type. (ANSI)
PathMatchSpecExA

Matches a file name from a path against one or more file name patterns. (ANSI)
PathMatchSpecExW

Matches a file name from a path against one or more file name patterns. (Unicode)
PathMatchSpecW

Searches a string using a Microsoft MS-DOS wildcard match type. (Unicode)
PathParseIconLocationA

Parses a file location string that contains a file location and icon index, and returns separate values. (ANSI)
PathParseIconLocationW

Parses a file location string that contains a file location and icon index, and returns separate values. (Unicode)
PathProcessCommand

Deprecated. Processes a string that contains a command line and generates a suitably quoted string, with arguments attached if required.
PathQuoteSpacesA

Searches a path for spaces. If spaces are found, the entire path is enclosed in quotation marks. (ANSI)
PathQuoteSpacesW

Searches a path for spaces. If spaces are found, the entire path is enclosed in quotation marks. (Unicode)
PathRelativePathToA

Creates a relative path from one file or folder to another. (ANSI)
PathRelativePathToW

Creates a relative path from one file or folder to another. (Unicode)
PathRemoveArgsA

Removes any arguments from a given path. (ANSI)
PathRemoveArgsW

Removes any arguments from a given path. (Unicode)
PathRemoveBackslashA

Removes the trailing backslash from a given path. (ANSI)
PathRemoveBackslashW

Removes the trailing backslash from a given path. (Unicode)
PathRemoveBlanksA

Removes all leading and trailing spaces from a string. (ANSI)
PathRemoveBlanksW

Removes all leading and trailing spaces from a string. (Unicode)
PathRemoveExtensionA

Removes the file name extension from a path, if one is present. (ANSI)
PathRemoveExtensionW

Removes the file name extension from a path, if one is present. (Unicode)
PathRemoveFileSpecA

Removes the trailing file name and backslash from a path, if they are present. (ANSI)
PathRemoveFileSpecW

Removes the trailing file name and backslash from a path, if they are present. (Unicode)
PathRenameExtensionA

Replaces the extension of a file name with a new extension. If the file name does not contain an extension, the extension will be attached to the end of the string. (ANSI)
PathRenameExtensionW

Replaces the extension of a file name with a new extension. If the file name does not contain an extension, the extension will be attached to the end of the string. (Unicode)
PathResolve

PathResolve may be altered or unavailable.
PathSearchAndQualifyA

Determines if a given path is correctly formatted and fully qualified. (ANSI)
PathSearchAndQualifyW

Determines if a given path is correctly formatted and fully qualified. (Unicode)
PathSetDlgItemPathA

Sets the text of a child control in a window or dialog box, using PathCompactPath to ensure the path fits in the control. (ANSI)
PathSetDlgItemPathW

Sets the text of a child control in a window or dialog box, using PathCompactPath to ensure the path fits in the control. (Unicode)
PathSkipRootA

Retrieves a pointer to the first character in a path following the drive letter or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) server/share path elements. (ANSI)
PathSkipRootW

Retrieves a pointer to the first character in a path following the drive letter or Universal Naming Convention (UNC) server/share path elements. (Unicode)
PathStripPathA

Removes the path portion of a fully qualified path and file. (ANSI)
PathStripPathW

Removes the path portion of a fully qualified path and file. (Unicode)
PathStripToRootA

Removes all file and directory elements in a path except for the root information. (ANSI)
PathStripToRootW

Removes all file and directory elements in a path except for the root information. (Unicode)
PathUndecorateA

Removes the decoration from a path string. (ANSI)
PathUndecorateW

Removes the decoration from a path string. (Unicode)
PathUnExpandEnvStringsA

Replaces certain folder names in a fully qualified path with their associated environment string. (ANSI)
PathUnExpandEnvStringsW

Replaces certain folder names in a fully qualified path with their associated environment string. (Unicode)
PathUnmakeSystemFolderA

Removes the attributes from a folder that make it a system folder. This folder must actually exist in the file system. (ANSI)
PathUnmakeSystemFolderW

Removes the attributes from a folder that make it a system folder. This folder must actually exist in the file system. (Unicode)
PathUnquoteSpacesA

Removes quotes from the beginning and end of a path. (ANSI)
PathUnquoteSpacesW

Removes quotes from the beginning and end of a path. (Unicode)
PathYetAnotherMakeUniqueName

Creates a unique filename based on an existing filename.
PauseTimer

Not supported. (IFileOperationProgressSink.PauseTimer)
PauseTimer

Pauses progress dialog timer.
PerformOperations

Executes all selected operations.
PerUserInit

Creates My Documents and other special folders, initializes them as needed, and creates the Send To shortcut menu item for My Documents.
PickIconDlg

PickIconDlg may be altered or unavailable.
PlaySound

Plays a sound in conjunction with the notification. (IUserNotification2.PlaySound)
PlaySound

Plays a sound in conjunction with the notification. (IUserNotification.PlaySound)
Popup

Invokes the shortcut menu at a specified onscreen location.
Popup

Displays a modal pop-up menu at a specific location.
PopupItemMenu

Creates a shortcut menu for the specified item and returns the selected command string.
PostCopyItem

Performs caller-implemented actions after the copy process for each item is complete.
PostDeleteItem

Performs caller-implemented actions after the delete process for each item is complete.
PostMoveItem

Performs caller-implemented actions after the move process for each item is complete.
PostNewItem

Performs caller-implemented actions after the new item is created.
PostPaint

Called after the namespace tree control is drawn.
PostRenameItem

Performs caller-implemented actions after the rename process for each item is complete.
PreCopyItem

Performs caller-implemented actions before the copy process for each item begins.
PreDeleteItem

Performs caller-implemented actions before the delete process for each item begins.
PreMoveItem

Performs caller-implemented actions before the move process for each item begins.
PreNewItem

Performs caller-implemented actions before the process to create a new item begins.
PrePaint

Called before the namespace tree control is drawn.
PrepareForSync

Allows a registered application to display any user interface, and perform any necessary initialization before the ISyncMgrSynchronize::Synchronize method is called.
PrepareForSyncCompleted

Called by a registered handler of an application after the PrepareForSync method is complete.
PreRenameItem

Performs caller-implemented actions before the rename process for each item begins.
PresentConflict

Presents the conflict to the user.
PrevPage

Switches to the previous page of a multipage image. Any associated animations are reset.
PrintTo

Prints a file. (ANSI)
PrintTo

Prints a file. (Unicode)
ProcessAttachDetach

Deprecated. Always returns S_OK.
ProfferService

Makes a service available to other objects on the same host.
Progress

Called by a registered application to update the progress information and determine whether an operation should continue.
Prompt

Presents a prompt UI to the user.
PropertyFailure

Called when there is a failure that involves file properties and user interaction is needed.
ProposeItem

Proposes the addition of a new item to the set of items previously enumerated.
PtrdiffTAdd

Adds two values of type ptrdiff_t.
PtrdiffTMult

Multiplies two values of type ptrdiff_t.
PtrdiffTSub

Subtracts one value of type ptrdiff_t from another.
put_CurrentViewMode

Sets the current view mode of the current folder.
put_FolderFlags

Sets the current folders settings.
put_GroupBy

Sets the column used in grouping the folder view.
put_IconSize

Sets the icon size setting for the current folder.
put_SortColumns

Sets the names of the columns to be sorted.
PutBaseBrowserData

Deprecated. Gets a structure that allows read/write access to protected members of the base class. Note, however, that state should only be updated by the base browser.
QISearch

A table-driven implementation of the IUnknown::QueryInterface method.
QueryAbilities

Determines what options the conflict presenter will display.
QueryAbort

Aborts an IShellImageData process such as Decode, Draw, or Scale. This is a callback method.
QueryActiveShellView

Retrieves the currently active (displayed) Shell view object.
QueryAppIsDefault

Determines whether an application owns the registered default association for a given application level and type. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
QueryAppIsDefaultAll

Determines whether an application owns all of the registered default associations for a given application level. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
QueryBand

Gets information about a band in a band site.
QueryCancel

Provides information about whether the action is being canceled.
QueryContextMenu

Adds commands to a shortcut menu.
QueryContinue

Returns S_OK if the operation associated with the current instance of this interface should continue.
QueryCurrentDefault

Determines the default application for a given association type. This is the default application launched by ShellExecute for that type. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
QueryFocus

Directs the preview handler to return the HWND from calling the GetFocus Function.
QueryForAdditionalItems

Retrieves an enumerator of the set of items that have a pending request to be synchronized. This is the set of items that will be synchronized after the current synchronization is finished.
QueryObject

Queries for a specified object.
QuerySupport

QuerySupport may be altered or unavailable.
ReadAsync

Reads information from a stream asynchronously. For example, the Shell implements this interface on file items when transferring them asynchronously.
ReadCabinetState

ReadCabinetState may be altered or unavailable.
ReadPropertyNPB

Causes a property to be read from the named property bag.
RealDriveType

RealDriveType may be altered or unavailable.
Rearrange

Rearrange may be altered or unavailable.
RecompressImage

Recompresses an image. Implemented in an ImageRecompress object, this method accepts x and y dimensions with a designation of quality. The method creates a stream containing the new image that has been recompressed to the specified size.
RecycleItem

Recycle the item into the provided recycle location and return the item in its new location.
Redirect

Redirects folder requests for common and per-user folders.
Refresh

Refreshes the view's contents in response to user input.
RefreshObject

RefreshObject may be altered or unavailable.
RefreshOverlayImages

Refreshes the overlay cache, the image list, or both.
Register

Registers an open window as a Shell window; the window is specified by handle.
RegisterAbort

Sets a callback abort object, optionally returning a pointer to the previous object.
RegisterAppStateChangeNotification

Enables an app to register a callback function through which it can be notified that its library is going into or coming out of a suspended state.
RegisterAsChild

ISuspensionDependencyManager::RegisterAsChild method
RegisterDialogClasses

Registers any nonstandard window classes required by a screen saver's configuration dialog box.
RegisterFolder

Adds a new known folder to the registry. Used particularly by independent software vendors (ISVs) that are adding one of their own folders to the known folder system.
RegisterForPackageStateChanges

Register for package state-change notifications.
RegisterPending

Registers a pending window as a Shell window; the window is specified by an absolute PIDL.
RegisterScaleChangeEvent

Registers for an event that is triggered when the scale has possibly changed. This function replaces RegisterScaleChangeNotifications.
RegisterScaleChangeNotifications

Registers a window to receive callbacks when scaling information changes.
RegisterSyncMgrHandler

Registers a handler with the synchronization manager when the handler has items to synchronize.
RegisterTab

Informs the taskbar that a new tab or document thumbnail has been provided for display in an application's taskbar group flyout.
RegisterWindow

Deprecated. Registers the browser in the list of browser windows.
ReleaseShellView

Deprecated. Coordinates the view lifetime between the base class and its derived class.
Remove

Removes an object from the collection of managed objects.
RemoveAll

Removes all items from a results folder.
RemoveAll

Removes all items from the results folder.
RemoveAllControlItems

Not implemented. (IFileDialogCustomize.RemoveAllControlItems)
RemoveAllDestinations

Clears all destination entries from the Recent and Frequent categories in an application's Jump List.
RemoveAllRoots

Removes all roots and their children from a tree.
RemoveBackReferences

Removes all back references held by an object.
RemoveBand

Removes a band from the band site.
RemoveConflicts

Deletes a set of conflicts, specified by conflict ID, from the store.
RemoveControlItem

Removes an item from a container control in the dialog.
RemoveDataBlock

Removes a data block from a link.
RemoveDestination

Removes a single destination from the Recent and Frequent categories in a Jump List.
RemoveEvent

Removes events, as specified.
RemoveFolder

Removes a folder from the library.
RemoveFromList

Windows Vista:_Removes an item from the Start menu pinned list, which is the list in the upper left position of the Start menu.
RemoveFromSyncSet

Deletes the conflict and removes the IShellItem from synchronization.
RemoveIDList

Removes a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) from a results folder.
RemoveItem

Removes an item from a results folder.
RemoveItem

Removes the item without moving the item to the Recycle Bin.
RemoveMenusSB

Permits the container to remove any of its menu elements from the in-place composite menu and to free all associated resources.
RemoveObject

RemoveObject may be altered or unavailable.
RemoveObjectAt

Removes a single, specified object from the collection.
RemovePropertyNPB

Removes a property from a named property bag.
RemoveRoot

Removes a root and its children from a tree.
RemoveTasks

Removes tasks from the scheduler's background queue.
RemoveToolbar

Removes the specified IDockingWindow from the toolbar frame.
RemoveWindowSubclass

Removes a subclass callback from a window.
RenameItem

Declares a single item that is to be given a new display name.
RenameItem

Changes the name of an item, returning the IShellItem with the new name.
RenameItems

Declares a set of items that are to be given a new display name. All items are given the same name.
ReplaceFrame

Replaces the current frame with a new image.
ReplacePage

Replaces a page in a property sheet for a Control Panel object.
ReportEvent

Provides an event to add to the Sync Results folder for an item being synchronized.
ReportManualSync

Reports that a synchronization operation is being performed that was requested manually from outside the Sync Center UI.
ReportProgress

Reports the progress of the synchronization of a single sync item to Sync Center.
ReportResult

Translates a received error status code into the appropriate user-readable message.
RequestBorderSpaceDW

Approves, modifies, or refuses a request for an IDockingWindow object's border space. The border space is not allocated until the SetBorderSpaceDW method is called.
RequireTouchInEditControl

Requires an explicit user tap in an edit field before the touch keyboard invokes.
Reset

Resets the enumeration to 0.
Reset

Used to reset the enumeration index to zero.
Reset

Returns the enumerator to the beginning of the enumeration sequence.
Reset

Returns to the beginning of the enumeration sequence.
Reset

Resets the enumeration index to 0. (IEnumObjects.Reset)
Reset

Resets the enumeration index to 0. (IEnumResources.Reset)
Reset

Resets the internal count of retrieved IShellItem interfaces in the enumeration.
Reset

Resets the enumeration of IPublishedApp objects to the first item.
Reset

Resets the current position in the enumeration to zero.
Reset

Resets the current location in the enumeration to zero.
Reset

Resets the current position in the enumeration to 0.
Reset

Instructs the enumerator to position itself at the beginning of the list of elements.
ResetCancel

Resets progress dialog after a cancellation has been completed.
ResetEnumerator

Forces the autocomplete object to refresh its list of suggestions when the list is visible.
ResetTimer

Not supported. (IFileOperationProgressSink.ResetTimer)
ResetTimer

Resets progress dialog timer to 0.
ResizeBorderDW

Notifies the docking window object that the frame's border space has changed. In response to this method, the IDockingWindow implementation must call SetBorderSpaceDW, even if no border space is required or a change is not necessary.
Resolve

Attempts to find the target of a Shell link, even if it has been moved or renamed. (ANSI)
Resolve

Attempts to find the target of a Shell link, even if it has been moved or renamed. (Unicode)
Resolve

Resolves the conflict using its own sync handler, controls UI.
ResolveFolder

Resolves the target location of a library folder, even if the folder has been moved or renamed.
ResolveShellLink

Requests that a folder object resolve a Shell link.
RestartDialog

Displays a dialog box that prompts the user to restart Windows. When the user clicks the button, the function calls ExitWindowsEx to attempt to restart Windows.
RestartDialogEx

Displays a dialog box that asks the user to restart Windows. When the user clicks the button, the function calls ExitWindowsEx to attempt to restart Windows.
Result

Gets the result of a StartHandlerSync or StartItemSync call.
Resume

Resumes the processes of the package if they are currently suspended.
Resume

Requests that a task resume.
ResumeTimer

Not supported. (IFileOperationProgressSink.ResumeTimer)
ResumeTimer

Resumes progress dialog timer.
RetrieveProperties

Gets the properties managed by the sync engine.
Revert

Deprecated. Reverts to the current entry, dropping the result of ITravelLog::AddEntry in the case of a failed navigation.
Revoke

Revokes a Shell window's registration and removes the window from the Shell windows collection.
RevokeScaleChangeNotifications

Revokes the registration of a window, preventing it from receiving callbacks when scaling information changes.
RevokeService

Makes a service unavailable that had previously been available to other objects through IProfferService::ProfferService.
Rotate

Rotates an image in increments of 90 degrees.
Run

Not supported. (IShellRunDll.Run)
Run

Requests that a task begin.
Run

Performs the actual display of UI for a handler or sync item when requested to do so by Sync Center.
RunGadget

Adds an installed gadget to the desktop.
Save

Saves the attachment.
Save

Saves the library to a new Library Description (*.library-ms) file.
SaveInKnownFolder

Saves the library to a new file in a specified known folder.
SaveProperties

Saves properties associated with a file or folder.
SaveViewState

Saves the Shell's view settings so the current state can be restored during a subsequent browsing session.
SaveViewState

Deprecated. (IBrowserService4.SaveViewState)
SaveWithUI

Presents the user with explanatory error UI if the save action fails.
Scale

Adjusts the size of an image.
ScreenSaverConfigureDialog

Receives messages sent to a screen saver's configuration dialog box. A screen saver that allows user configuration must define this function.
ScreenSaverProc

Receives messages sent to the specified screen saver window.
Select

IShellFolderView::Select may be altered or unavailable.
SelectAndEditItem

INewMenuClient::SelectAndEditItem method
SelectAndPositionItem

Selects and positions an item in a Shell View.
SelectAndPositionItems

Allows the selection and positioning of items visible in the folder's view.
SelectedItems

Gets a FolderItems object that represents all of the selected items in the view.
SelectItem

Sets the selection state of an item in the view.
SelectItem

Selects an item in the folder's view.
SelectItem

Changes the selection state of one or more items within the Shell view window.
SelectItemRelative

Selects an item relative to the current item.
SelectPage

Selects a specified page in a multipage image.
SendControlMsg

Sends control messages to either the toolbar or the status bar in a Windows Explorer window.
SetAcceleratorMenu

Deprecated. Implemented by a derived class to define menu accelerators that can be used in a call to TranslateAcceleratorSB.
SetAccelerators

Sets accelerators.
SetAccessibleName

Sets text that is retrieved by IAccessible::get_accName which accessibility tools use to obtain the Name Property of an object.
SetActivateState

Deprecated. Updates the value of the _uActivateState member of the BASEBROWSERDATA structure, which tracks whether the browser view window is in an activated state. The derived class makes this call to the base class.
SetActiveAlt

Marks a taskbar item as active but does not visually activate it.
SetAdjacentDisplayEdges

Sets whether the application window will be adjacent to the edge of the emulated display.
SetAnimation

Specifies an Audio-Video Interleaved (AVI) clip that runs in the dialog box.
SetAppAsDefault

Sets an application as the default for a given extension or protocol, provided that the application's publisher matches the current default's. For more information, see Default Programs. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
SetAppAsDefaultAll

Sets an application as the default for all of the registered associations of any type for that application. Not intended for use in Windows 8.
SetAppID

Specifies a unique Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) for the application from whose taskbar button's Jump List the methods of this interface will remove destinations. This method is optional.
SetAppID

Specifies a unique Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) for the application whose destination lists are being retrieved. This method is optional.
SetAppID

Specifies a unique Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) for the application whose taskbar button will hold the custom Jump List built through the methods of this interface. This method is optional.
SetAppID

Specifies a unique application-defined Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) that identifies the object as a handler for a specific file type. This method is used by applications that require dynamic AppUserModelIDs.
SetApplicationViewMinWidth

Sets the desired minimum width of the application design mode window.
SetApplicationViewOrientation

Sets the window orientation used for the design mode window.
SetApplicationViewState

Sets a spoofed application view state (full-screen landscape, full-screen portrait, filled, or snapped) to be used for a Windows Store app running in design mode.
SetArguments

Sets the command-line arguments for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetArguments

Sets the command-line arguments for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetAsDefFolderSettings

Deprecated. Sets the folder's current view mode as the default view mode for all folders. Used by the Folder Options dialog.
SetAsyncMode

Called by a drop source to specify whether the data object supports asynchronous data extraction.
SetAutomationObject

Replaces the internal automation object of the IShellView.
SetBackgroundColor

Sets the color that is visible on the desktop when no image is displayed or when the desktop background has been disabled. This color is also used as a border when the desktop wallpaper does not fill the entire screen.
SetBackgroundColor

Sets the background color of the preview handler.
SetBalloonInfo

Sets the information to be displayed in a balloon notification. (IUserNotification2.SetBalloonInfo)
SetBalloonInfo

Sets the information to be displayed in a balloon notification. (IUserNotification.SetBalloonInfo)
SetBalloonRetry

Specifies the conditions for trying to display user information when the first attempt fails. (IUserNotification2.SetBalloonRetry)
SetBalloonRetry

Specifies the conditions for trying to display user information when the first attempt fails. (IUserNotification.SetBalloonRetry)
SetBandAvailability

Sets the availability of a specified band.
SetBandInfoSFB

Uses the information in a BANDINFOSFB structure to set the band information for a IShellFolderBand object.
SetBandSiteInfo

Sets information about the band site.
SetBandState

Set the state of a band in the band site.
SetBorderSpaceDW

Allocates and reserves border space for an IDockingWindow object.
SetCallback

IShellFolderView::SetCallback may be altered or unavailable.
SetCancelButtonLabel

Replaces the default text "Cancel" on the common file dialog's Cancel button.
SetCancelInformation

Sets information that is posted when a user selects Cancel from the progress UI.
SetCancelMsg

Sets a message to be displayed if the user cancels the operation.
SetCascade

Sets a cascade folder.
SetCheckboxValue

Enables a Logon UI and Credential UI to indicate that a checkbox value has changed.
SetCheckButtonState

Sets the state of a check button (check box) in the dialog.
SetCheckState

Sets the state of a check box item in a tree-view control.
SetClient

Sets the client specified by punkClient.
SetClientGuid

Specifies and stores the GUID for the client.
SetClientGuid

Enables a calling application to associate a GUID with a dialog's persisted state.
SetClientTitle

Specifies and stores the title of the prompt window.
SetClipboard

SetClipboard may be altered or unavailable.
SetCodePage

Sets the numeric value of the ANSI code page to a specified code page identifier.
SetCollectedProperties

Specifies which properties will be collected in the save dialog.
SetColor

Sets the color, as specified.
SetColumnInfo

Sets the state for a specified column.
SetColumns

Sets the collection of columns for the view to display.
SetComboBoxSelectedValue

Enables a Logon UI and Credential UI to indicate that a combo box value has been selected.
SetCompositionState

Sets the composition state.
SetCondition

Sets the ICondition of the search. When this method is not called, the resulting search will have no filters applied.
SetContext

Enables a thumbnail provider to return a thumbnail specific to the user's context.
SetContractDelegateWindow

Associates an app window other than the primary foreground window with an app's contracts. Use this function if you are a developer writing a Windows Store app in native C++.
SetControlItemState

Sets the current state of an item in a container control found in the dialog.
SetControlItemText

Sets the text of a control item. For example, the text that accompanies a radio button or an item in a menu.
SetControlLabel

Sets the text associated with a control, such as button text or an edit box label.
SetControlState

Sets the current visibility and enabled states of a given control.
SetControlStyle

Sets the display styles for the namespace object's treeview controls.
SetControlStyle2

Sets the extended display styles for the namespace object's treeview controls.
SetCreateFlags

Set the flags that will be included in the call to CreateProcess.
SetCurrentFolderFlags

Sets and applies specified folder flags.
SetCurrentProcessExplicitAppUserModelID

Specifies a unique application-defined Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID) that identifies the current process to the taskbar. This identifier allows an application to group its associated processes and windows under a single taskbar button.
SetCurrentViewMode

Sets the selected folder's view mode.
SetDataObject

Wraps an IDataObject instance as a Windows Runtime DataPackage.
SetDefaultExtension

Sets the default extension to be added to file names.
SetDefaultFolder

Sets the folder used as a default if there is not a recently used folder value available.
SetDefaultIcon

Sets the default icon.
SetDefaultSaveFolder

Sets the default target folder that the library will use for save operations.
SetDescription

Sets the description for a Shell link object. The description can be any application-defined string. (ANSI)
SetDescription

Sets the description for a Shell link object. The description can be any application-defined string. (Unicode)
SetDeselected

Called when a credential loses selection.
SetDirectory

Sets the current working directory.
SetDirectory

Sets a new working directory.
SetDisplayName

Sets the search folder display name, as specified.
SetEditBoxText

Sets the text in an edit box control found in the dialog.
SetEmptyText

Sets the default empty text.
SetEncoderParams

Sets encoder parameters.
SetEnumReadyCallback

Sets a callback on the view that is notified when the initial view enumeration is complete.
SetEnvironmentVariable

Sets a variable in the environment of the created process.
SetErrorURL

Specifies the URL of a page that displays when a user experiences an error while navigating through the wizard extension pages.
SetExtendedTileViewProperties

Sets the list of extended tile properties for an item.
SetFieldBitmap

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that a tile image field has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldCheckbox

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that a checkbox field has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldComboBoxSelectedItem

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that the selected item in a combo box has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldInteractiveState

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that the interactivity state of a field has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldOptions

Specifies whether a specified field in the logon or credential UI should display a "password reveal" glyph or is expected to receive an e-mail address.
SetFieldState

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that a field state has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldString

Communicates to the Logon UI or Credential UI that the string associated with a field has changed and that the UI should be updated.
SetFieldSubmitButton

Enables credentials to set the field that the submit button appears adjacent to.
SetFileID

Sets the unique file identifier for the current file.
SetFileName

Specifies and stores the proposed name of the file.
SetFileName

Sets the file name that appears in the File name edit box when that dialog box is opened.
SetFileNameLabel

Sets the text of the label next to the file name edit box.
SetFileTypeIndex

Sets the file type that appears as selected in the dialog.
SetFileTypes

Sets the file types that the dialog can open or save.
SetFilter

SetFilter is no longer available for use as of Windows 7.
SetFilter

Exposed by a host to allow clients to pass the host their IUnknown interface pointers.
SetFindData

Stores file system information in a WIN32_FIND_DATA structure. This information is used by ParseDisplayName.
SetFlags

Sets the characteristics of a drag-and-drop operation over an IDragSourceHelper object.
SetFlags

Toggles the property store object between the read-only and read/write state.
SetFlags

Sets GIL_XXX flags.
SetFlags

Sets the current option settings.
SetFlags

Deprecated. Sets flags that indicate browser status.
SetFocus

Directs the preview handler to set focus to itself.
SetFolder

Sets the folder name for the shortcut object. (ANSI)
SetFolder

Sets the folder name for the shortcut object. (Unicode)
SetFolder

Sets a folder that is always selected when the dialog is opened, regardless of previous user action.
SetFolderLogicalViewMode

Sets folder logical view mode. The default settings are based on the FolderTypeID which is set by the ISearchFolderItemFactory::SetFolderTypeID method.
SetFolderSettings

Sets the folder settings for the current view.
SetFolderType

Sets the library's folder type.
SetFolderTypeID

Sets a search folder type ID, as specified.
SetFolderViewOptions

Sets specified options for the view.
SetFont

Sets attributes of the font.
SetFont

Sets the font attributes to be used for text within the preview handler.
SetGroupBy

Groups the view by the given property key and direction.
SetGroupColumn

Sets a group column, as specified. If no group column is specified, no grouping occurs.
SetGroupSubsetCount

Turns on group subsetting and sets the number of visible rows of items in each group.
SetHandlerClsid

. (IDefaultFolderMenuInitialize.SetHandlerClsid)
SetHandlerProgressText

Sets the content of an information field for the handler while that handler is performing a synchronization.
SetHistoryObject

Deprecated. Sets the browser's history object.
SetHotkey

Sets a keyboard shortcut (hot key) for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetHotkey

Sets a keyboard shortcut (hot key) for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetHotKey

Sets the hot key for the application.
SetIcon

Sets the default icon for the library.
SetIconInfo

Sets the notification area icon associated with specific user information. (IUserNotification2.SetIconInfo)
SetIconInfo

Sets the notification area icon associated with specific user information. (IUserNotification.SetIconInfo)
SetIconLocation

Sets the location (path and index) of the icon for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetIconLocation

Sets the location (path and index) of the icon for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetIconSize

Sets the search folder icon size, as specified. The default settings are based on the FolderTypeID which is set by the ISearchFolderItemFactory::SetFolderTypeID method.
SetIDList

Sets a persisted item identifier list.
SetIDList

Sets the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetIDList

Sets the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetInitialURL

Sets the URL of the initial server-provided HTML page in a hosted wizard.
SetIsOnLockScreen

This method determines whether or not the application, in design mode, can display information on the Windows 8 lock screen.
SetItem

IParseAndCreateItem::SetItem method
SetItemAlloc

Provides the delegate folder an IMalloc interface used to allocate and free item IDs.
SetItemAlloc

Provides the CItemIDFactory an IMalloc interface used to allocate and free item IDs.
SetItemChoices

Sets the array of indexes that represents which items the user wants to keep. This method is used when the user chooses to apply the same operation to all selected conflicts of the same type from the same handler.
SetItemCustomState

Sets the state of the checkbox associated with the Shell item.
SetItemHeight

Sets the specified item height.
SetItemPos

Sets the position of the given item.
SetItemState

Sets state information for a Shell item.
SetItemStatus

Called by the synchronization manager in a registered application's handler to change the status of an item in the following two cases:_between the time the handler has returned from the ISyncMgrSynchronize::PrepareForSync method and called the PrepareForSyncCompleted callback method, or after the handler has returned from the ISyncMgrSynchronize::Synchronize method but has not yet called the SynchronizeCompleted callback method.
SetJunctionCLSID

Sets the class identifier (CLSID) of the object that implements IShellFolder, if the current item is a junction point.
SetKey

Sets the registry key from which to load the "DefaultIcon" value.
SetKeyState

Sets a value based on the current state of the keys CTRL and SHIFT.
SetLine

Displays a message in the progress dialog.
SetLocalPath

Sets and stores the path to the file.
SetMenu

Appends a static menu to the menu band.
SetMenuContextHelpId

Associates a Help context identifier with a menu.
SetMenuRestrictions

. (IDefaultFolderMenuInitialize.SetMenuRestrictions)
SetMenuSB

Installs the composite menu in the view window.
SetMenuToolbar

Adds a menu to the menuband.
SetMode

Sets the enumeration mode of the parsed item.
SetMode

Sets progress dialog operations mode.
SetNamedValue

Sets the value of a named property.
SetNameOf

Sets the display name of a file object or subfolder, changing the item identifier in the process.
SetNativeDisplayOrientation

Sets the orientation of the emulated display for the design mode window.
SetNativeDisplaySize

Sets a spoofed native display size to be used for a Windows Store app running in design mode.
SetNavigateState

Deprecated. Sets the current navigation state. This method affects the cursor and animation.
SetNavigationRoot

Specifies a top-level location from which to begin browsing a namespace, for instance in the Save dialog's Browse folder option. Users cannot navigate above this location.
SetNoIcons

Sets whether icons are displayed in a folder band.
SetNormalIcon

Sets the normal icon.
SetNoShowUI

Indicates whether any UI associated with the selected Shell item should be displayed.
SetNoText

Sets whether text is displayed in a folder band.
SetObjectCount

SetObjectCount is no longer available.
SetObscured

Coordinates obscured items on a toolbar with items in a menu.
SetOkButtonLabel

Sets the text of the Open or Save button.
SetOpenIcon

Sets the icon that allows containers to specify an "open" look.
SetOperation

Sets which progress dialog operation is occurring, and whether we are in pre-flight or undo mode.
SetOperationFlags

Sets parameters for the current operation.
SetOptions

Sets the current autocomplete options. (IACList2.SetOptions)
SetOptions

Sets the current autocomplete options. (IAutoComplete2.SetOptions)
SetOptions

Sets the current browser options.
SetOptions

Sets flags to control the behavior of the dialog.
SetOptions

Sets the library options.
SetOverlayIcon

Applies an overlay to a taskbar button to indicate application status or a notification to the user.
SetOwner

Deprecated. Declares an owner reference to the service object.
SetOwnerWindow

Sets the parent or owner window for progress and dialog windows.
SetParameters

Provides parameter values for the verb.
SetParentAndItem

Sets the parent of an item and the parent's child ID.
SetPath

Assigns a new path to a known folder.
SetPath

Sets the path and file name for the target of a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetPath

Sets the path and file name for the target of a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetPinnedWindow

Sets the pinned window. When the user selects a new file to view, the Shell directs the file viewer to display the new file in the pinned window instead of creating a new window.
SetPoints

SetPoints may be altered or unavailable.
SetPosition

Sets the display option for the desktop wallpaper image, determining whether the image should be centered, tiled, or stretched.
SetPosition

Sets the coordinates of a point used for display.
SetPresenterChoice

Sets what kind of choice was made about a sync manager conflict resolution and whether to apply the choice to all subsequent conflicts in the set.
SetPresenterNextStep

Sets what the presenter wants to do as the next step in the sync manager conflict resolution.
SetProcessReference

Provides a Component Object Model (COM) object that allows hosted Shell extensions and other components to prevent their host process from closing prematurely.
SetProgID

Sets the ProgID of an object.
SetProgress

Updates the progress dialog box with the current state of the operation. (IProgressDialog.SetProgress)
SetProgress64

Updates the progress dialog box with the current state of the operation. (IProgressDialog.SetProgress64)
SetProgressCallback

Sets the ISyncMgrSynchronizeCallback interface. Registered applications use this callback interface to give status information from within the ISyncMgrSynchronize::PrepareForSync and ISyncMgrSynchronize::Synchronize methods.
SetProgressDialog

Specifies a dialog box used to display the progress of the operation.
SetProgressMessage

Not implemented. (IFileOperation.SetProgressMessage)
SetProgressState

Sets the type and state of the progress indicator displayed on a taskbar button.
SetProgressValue

Displays or updates a progress bar hosted in a taskbar button to show the specific percentage completed of the full operation.
SetProperties

Declares a set of properties and values to be set on an item or items.
SetProperties

Provides a property store that defines the default values to be used for the item being saved.
SetProperties

Sets properties that should be applied to an item.
SetPropertyBag

Sets the name of the property bag.
SetPropertyKey

Sets the property key.
SetPropertyStorage

Initializes the property store instance from the specified serialized property storage data.
SetProviderFilter

Limits the set of users in the array to either local accounts or Microsoft accounts.
SetRect

Sets the size and position of the view windows created by the browser.
SetRect

Directs the preview handler to change the area within the parent hwnd that it draws into.
SetRedraw

Allows a view to be redrawn or prevents it from being redrawn.
SetRedraw

Sets redraw on and off.
SetReferent

Sets the referent of the shortcut object. (ANSI)
SetReferent

Sets the referent of the shortcut object. (Unicode)
SetReferrer

Sets the security zone associated with the attachment file based on the referring file.
SetReferrer

Deprecated. Sets the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) used for zone checking when creating a new window.
SetRelativePath

Sets the relative path to the Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetRelativePath

Sets the relative path to the Shell link object. (Unicode)
SetSaveAsItem

Sets an item to be used as the initial entry in a Save As dialog.
SetScaleFactor

Sets a spoofed device scale factor to be used for a Windows Store app running in design mode.
SetScope

Sets search scope, as specified.
SetSelected

Called when a credential is selected. Enables the implementer to set logon characteristics.
SetSelectedControlItem

Sets the selected state of a particular item in an option button group or a combo box found in the dialog.
SetSelection

Provides the Shell item array that specifies the items included in the selection.
SetSerialization

Sets the serialization characteristics of the credential provider.
SetShellFolder

Specifies the folder for the menu band to browse.
SetShortcutIcon

Sets the icon for a shortcut to the object.
SetShowCmd

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

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

Sets the specified window's visual state.
SetSlideshow

Specifies the images to use for the desktop wallpaper slideshow.
SetSlideshowOptions

Sets the desktop wallpaper slideshow settings for shuffle and timing.
SetSortColumns

Sets and sorts the view by the given sort columns.
SetSortColumns

Creates a list of sort column directions, as specified.
SetSource

Sets an alternate path or URL for the source of a file transfer.
SetStacks

Creates a list of stack keys, as specified. If this method is not called, by default the folder will not be stacked.
SetStatusMessage

Enables the credential provider to set status messages as it attempts to complete IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential::Connect.
SetStatusTextSB

Sets and displays status text about the in-place object in the container's frame-window status bar.
SetStringValue

Enables a Logon UI or Credential UI to update the text for a CPFT_EDIT_TEXT fields as the user types in them.
SetSubMenu

Sets the given menu bar interface to be the submenu of the calling application object's interface.
SetTabActive

Informs the taskbar that a tab or document window has been made the active window.
SetTabOrder

Inserts a new thumbnail into a tabbed-document interface (TDI) or multiple-document interface (MDI) application's group flyout or moves an existing thumbnail to a new position in the application's group.
SetTabProperties

Allows a tab to specify whether the main application frame window or the tab window should be used as a thumbnail or in the peek feature under certain circumstances.
SetTargetSessionId

Sets the session identifier.
SetText

Sets the default text to be used when there are no items in the view.
SetTextColor

Sets the color of the text within the preview handler.
SetTheme

Sets the specified theme.
SetTheme

Sets the desktop theme for the current window only.
SetThumbnailClip

Selects a portion of a window's client area to display as that window's thumbnail in the taskbar.
SetThumbnailStream

Sets the thumbnail stream. This method is for internal use only and can only be called by the photos application.
SetThumbnailTooltip

Specifies or updates the text of the tooltip that is displayed when the mouse pointer rests on an individual preview thumbnail in a taskbar button flyout.
SetTileViewProperties

Set the list of tile properties for an item.
SetTimes

Sets file times.
SetTitle

Sets the title of the progress dialog box.
SetTitle

Sets the title that will be passed CreateProcess.
SetTitle

Sets the title of the dialog.
SetTitle

Deprecated. Sets the title of a browser window.
SetToolbarItems

Adds toolbar items to Windows Explorer's toolbar.
SetTopBrowser

Deprecated. Informs the base class when it becomes the topmost browser instance.
SetUsageScenario

Defines the scenarios for which the credential provider is valid. Called whenever the credential provider is initialized.
SetUserArray

Called by the system during the initialization of a logon or credential UI to retrieve the set of users to show in that UI.
SetViewModeAndIconSize

Sets and applies the view mode and image size.
SetViewProperty

Caches a property for an item in the view's property cache.
SetVisibleColumns

Creates a new column list whose columns are all visible, given an array of PROPERTYKEY structures. The default is based on FolderTypeID.
SetWallpaper

Sets the desktop wallpaper.
SetWatermark

Provides a bitmap to use as a watermark.
SetWindow

Sets the parent window of the previewer window, as well as the area within the parent to be used for the previewer window.
SetWindowContextHelpId

Associates a Help context identifier with the specified window.
SetWindowSubclass

Installs or updates a window subclass callback.
SetWorkingDirectory

Sets the name of the working directory for a Shell link object. (ANSI)
SetWorkingDirectory

Sets the name of the working directory for a Shell link object. (Unicode)
SHAddFolderPathToLibrary

Adds a folder to a library.
SHAddFromPropSheetExtArray

Adds pages to a property sheet extension array created by SHCreatePropSheetExtArray.
SHAddToRecentDocs

Notifies the system that an item has been accessed, for the purposes of tracking those items used most recently and most frequently. This function can also be used to clear all usage data.
SHAlloc

Allocates memory from the Shell's heap.
SHAllocShared

SHAllocShared may be altered or unavailable.
SHAnsiToAnsi

Copies an ANSI string.
SHAnsiToUnicode

Converts a string from the ANSI code page to the Unicode code page.
SHAppBarMessage

Sends an appbar message to the system.
ShareExists

Queries whether the Users or Public folder is shared.
SharePrinters

Shares all local printers connected to a computer, enabling them to be discovered by other computers on the network.
SHAssocEnumHandlers

Returns an enumeration object for a specified set of file name extension handlers.
SHAssocEnumHandlersForProtocolByApplication

Gets an enumeration interface that provides access to handlers associated with a given protocol.
SHAutoComplete

Instructs system edit controls to use AutoComplete to help complete URLs or file system paths.
SHBindToFolderIDListParent

Given a Shell namespace item specified in the form of a folder, and an item identifier list relative to that folder, this function binds to the parent of the namespace item and optionally returns a pointer to the final component of the item identifier list.
SHBindToFolderIDListParentEx

Extends the SHBindToFolderIDListParent function by allowing the caller to specify a bind context.
SHBindToObject

Retrieves and binds to a specified object by using the Shell namespace IShellFolder::BindToObject method.
SHBindToParent

Takes a pointer to a fully qualified item identifier list (PIDL), and returns a specified interface pointer on the parent object.
SHBrowseForFolderA

Displays a dialog box that enables the user to select a Shell folder. (ANSI)
SHBrowseForFolderW

Displays a dialog box that enables the user to select a Shell folder. (Unicode)
SHChangeNotification_Lock

Locks the shared memory associated with a Shell change notification event.
SHChangeNotification_Unlock

Unlocks shared memory for a change notification.
SHChangeNotify

Notifies the system of an event that an application has performed. An application should use this function if it performs an action that may affect the Shell.
SHChangeNotifyDeregister

Unregisters the client's window process from receiving SHChangeNotify messages.
SHChangeNotifyRegister

Registers a window to receive notifications from the file system or Shell, if the file system supports notifications.
SHChangeNotifyRegisterThread

Enables asynchronous register and deregister of a thread.
SHCloneSpecialIDList

SHCloneSpecialIDList may be altered or unavailable. Instead, use SHGetSpecialFolderLocation.
SHCLSIDFromString

Takes the string form of a class identifier (CLSID) and creates the corresponding CLSID.
SHCoCreateInstance

SHCoCreateInstance may be altered or unavailable. Instead, use CoCreateInstance.
SHCopyKeyA

Recursively copies the subkeys and values of the source subkey to the destination key. SHCopyKey does not copy the security attributes of the keys. (ANSI)
SHCopyKeyW

Recursively copies the subkeys and values of the source subkey to the destination key. SHCopyKey does not copy the security attributes of the keys. (Unicode)
SHCreateAssociationRegistration

Creates an IApplicationAssociationRegistration object based on the stock implementation of the interface provided by Windows.
SHCreateDataObject

Creates a data object in a parent folder.
SHCreateDefaultContextMenu

Creates an object that represents the Shell's default context menu implementation.
SHCreateDefaultExtractIcon

Creates a standard icon extractor, whose defaults can be further configured via the IDefaultExtractIconInit interface.
SHCreateDefaultPropertiesOp

Creates a file operation that sets the default properties on the Shell item that have not already been set.
SHCreateDirectory

Creates a new file system folder.
SHCreateDirectoryExA

Creates a new file system folder, with optional security attributes. (ANSI)
SHCreateDirectoryExW

Creates a new file system folder, with optional security attributes. (Unicode)
SHCreateFileExtractIconA

SHCreateFileExtractIcon may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
SHCreateFileExtractIconW

SHCreateFileExtractIcon may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHCreateItemFromIDList

Creates and initializes a Shell item object from a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL). The resulting shell item object supports the IShellItem interface.
SHCreateItemFromParsingName

Creates and initializes a Shell item object from a parsing name.
SHCreateItemFromRelativeName

Creates and initializes a Shell item object from a relative parsing name.
SHCreateItemInKnownFolder

Creates a Shell item object for a single file that exists inside a known folder.
SHCreateItemWithParent

Create a Shell item, given a parent folder and a child item ID.
SHCreateLibrary

Creates an IShellLibrary object.
SHCreateMemStream

Creates a memory stream using a similar process to CreateStreamOnHGlobal.
SHCreateProcessAsUserW

Creates a new user-mode process and its primary thread to run a specified executable file.
SHCreatePropSheetExtArray

SHCreatePropSheetExtArray may be altered or unavailable.
SHCreateQueryCancelAutoPlayMoniker

Deprecated. Creates a QueryCancelAutoPlay class moniker, which can then be used to register the IQueryCancelAutoPlay handler in the running object table (ROT).
SHCreateShellFolderView

Creates a new instance of the default Shell folder view object (DefView).
SHCreateShellFolderViewEx

Creates a new instance of the default Shell folder view object. It is recommended that you use SHCreateShellFolderView rather than this function.
SHCreateShellItem

Creates an IShellItem object.
SHCreateShellItemArray

Creates a Shell item array object.
SHCreateShellItemArrayFromDataObject

Creates a Shell item array object from a data object.
SHCreateShellItemArrayFromIDLists

Creates a Shell item array object from a list of ITEMIDLIST structures.
SHCreateShellItemArrayFromShellItem

Creates an array of one element from a single Shell item.
SHCreateShellPalette

Creates a halftone palette for the specified device context.
SHCreateStdEnumFmtEtc

SHCreateStdEnumFmtEtc may be altered or unavailable.
SHCreateStreamOnFileA

SHCreateStreamOnFile may be altered or unavailable. Instead, use SHCreateStreamOnFileEx. (ANSI)
SHCreateStreamOnFileEx

Opens or creates a file and retrieves a stream to read or write to that file.
SHCreateStreamOnFileW

SHCreateStreamOnFile may be altered or unavailable. Instead, use SHCreateStreamOnFileEx. (Unicode)
SHCreateThread

Creates a thread.
SHCreateThreadRef

Creates a per-thread reference to a Component Object Model (COM) object.
SHCreateThreadWithHandle

Creates a new thread and retrieves its handle.
SHDefExtractIconA

Provides a default handler to extract an icon from a file. (ANSI)
SHDefExtractIconW

Provides a default handler to extract an icon from a file. (Unicode)
SHDeleteEmptyKeyA

Deletes an empty key. (ANSI)
SHDeleteEmptyKeyW

Deletes an empty key. (Unicode)
SHDeleteKeyA

Deletes a subkey and all its descendants. This function removes the key and all the key's values from the registry. (ANSI)
SHDeleteKeyW

Deletes a subkey and all its descendants. This function removes the key and all the key's values from the registry. (Unicode)
SHDeleteValueA

Deletes a named value from the specified registry key. (ANSI)
SHDeleteValueW

Deletes a named value from the specified registry key. (Unicode)
SHDestroyPropSheetExtArray

Frees property sheet handlers that are pointed to an array created by SHCreatePropSheetExtArray.
SHDoDragDrop

Executes a drag-and-drop operation. Supports drag source creation on demand, as well as drag images.
Shell_GetCachedImageIndex

Shell_GetCachedImageIndex may be altered or unavailable.
Shell_GetCachedImageIndexA

Shell_GetCachedImageIndex may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
Shell_GetCachedImageIndexW

Shell_GetCachedImageIndex may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
Shell_GetImageLists

Retrieves system image lists for large and small icons.
Shell_MergeMenus

Shell_MergeMenus may be altered or unavailable.
Shell_NotifyIconA

Sends a message to the taskbar's status area. (ANSI)
Shell_NotifyIconGetRect

Gets the screen coordinates of the bounding rectangle of a notification icon.
Shell_NotifyIconW

Sends a message to the taskbar's status area. (Unicode)
ShellAboutA

Displays a ShellAbout dialog box. (ANSI)
ShellAboutW

Displays a ShellAbout dialog box. (Unicode)
ShellExecuteA

Performs an operation on a specified file. (ShellExecuteA)
ShellExecuteExA

Performs an operation on a specified file. (ShellExecuteExA)
ShellExecuteExW

Performs an operation on a specified file. (ShellExecuteExW)
ShellExecuteW

Performs an operation on a specified file. (ShellExecuteW)
ShellMessageBoxA

ShellMessageBox may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
ShellMessageBoxW

ShellMessageBox may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHEmptyRecycleBinA

Empties the Recycle Bin on the specified drive. (ANSI)
SHEmptyRecycleBinW

Empties the Recycle Bin on the specified drive. (Unicode)
SHEnumerateUnreadMailAccountsA

Enumerates the user accounts that have unread email. (ANSI)
SHEnumerateUnreadMailAccountsW

Enumerates the user accounts that have unread email. (Unicode)
SHEnumKeyExA

Enumerates the subkeys of the specified open registry key. (SHEnumKeyExA)
SHEnumKeyExW

Enumerates the subkeys of the specified open registry key. (SHEnumKeyExW)
SHEnumValueA

Enumerates the values of the specified open registry key. (ANSI)
SHEnumValueW

Enumerates the values of the specified open registry key. (Unicode)
SHEvaluateSystemCommandTemplate

Enforces strict validation of parameters used in a call to CreateProcess or ShellExecute.
SHFileOperationA

Copies, moves, renames, or deletes a file system object. This function has been replaced in Windows Vista by IFileOperation.
SHFileOperationW

Copies, moves, renames, or deletes a file system object. On Windows Vista and later releases, we recommend that you use IFileOperation instead of this function.
SHFind_InitMenuPopup

SHFind_InitMenuPopup may be altered or unavailable.
SHFindFiles

SHFindFiles may be altered or unavailable.
SHFlushSFCache

SHFlushSFCache may be altered or unavailable.
SHFormatDateTimeA

SHFormatDateTime may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
SHFormatDateTimeW

SHFormatDateTime may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHFormatDrive

SHFormatDrive may be altered or unavailable.
SHFree

Frees the memory allocated by SHAlloc.
SHFreeNameMappings

Frees a file name mapping object that was retrieved by the SHFileOperation function.
SHFreeShared

SHFreeShared may be altered or unavailable.
SHGetAssocKeys

Retrieves an array of class subkeys associated with an IQueryAssociations object.
SHGetAttributesFromDataObject

SHGetAttributesFromDataObject may be altered or unavailable.
SHGetDataFromIDListA

Retrieves extended property data from a relative identifier list. (ANSI)
SHGetDataFromIDListW

Retrieves extended property data from a relative identifier list. (Unicode)
SHGetDesktopFolder

Retrieves the IShellFolder interface for the desktop folder, which is the root of the Shell's namespace.
SHGetDiskFreeSpaceExA

Retrieves disk space information for a disk volume. (ANSI)
SHGetDiskFreeSpaceExW

Retrieves disk space information for a disk volume. (Unicode)
SHGetDriveMedia

Returns the type of media that is in the given drive.
SHGetFileInfoA

Retrieves information about an object in the file system, such as a file, folder, directory, or drive root. (ANSI)
SHGetFileInfoW

Retrieves information about an object in the file system, such as a file, folder, directory, or drive root. (Unicode)
SHGetFolderLocation

Deprecated. Retrieves the path of a folder as an ITEMIDLIST structure.
SHGetFolderPathA

Deprecated. (SHGetFolderPathA)
SHGetFolderPathAndSubDirA

Gets the path of a folder and appends a user-provided subfolder path. (ANSI)
SHGetFolderPathAndSubDirW

Gets the path of a folder and appends a user-provided subfolder path. (Unicode)
SHGetFolderPathW

Deprecated. (SHGetFolderPathW)
SHGetIconOverlayIndexA

Returns the index of the overlay icon in the system image list. (ANSI)
SHGetIconOverlayIndexW

Returns the index of the overlay icon in the system image list. (Unicode)
SHGetIDListFromObject

Retrieves the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) of an object.
SHGetImageList

Retrieves an image list.
SHGetInstanceExplorer

Retrieves an interface that allows hosted Shell extensions and other components to prevent their host process from closing prematurely.
SHGetInverseCMAP

Retrieves the inverse color table mapping for the halftone palette.
SHGetItemFromDataObject

Creates an IShellItem or related object based on an item specified by an IDataObject.
SHGetItemFromObject

Retrieves an IShellItem for an object.
SHGetKnownFolderIDList

Retrieves the path of a known folder as an ITEMIDLIST structure.
SHGetKnownFolderItem

Retrieves an IShellItem object that represents a known folder.
SHGetKnownFolderPath

Retrieves the full path of a known folder identified by the folder's KNOWNFOLDERID.
SHGetLocalizedName

Retrieves the localized name of a file in a Shell folder.
SHGetMalloc

Retrieves a pointer to the Shell's IMalloc interface.
SHGetNameFromIDList

Retrieves the display name of an item identified by its IDList.
SHGetNewLinkInfoA

Creates a name for a new shortcut based on the shortcut's proposed target. This function does not create the shortcut, just the name. (ANSI)
SHGetNewLinkInfoW

Creates a name for a new shortcut based on the shortcut's proposed target. This function does not create the shortcut, just the name. (Unicode)
SHGetPathFromIDListA

Converts an item identifier list to a file system path. (ANSI)
SHGetPathFromIDListEx

Converts an item identifier list to a file system path. This function extends SHGetPathFromIDList by allowing you to set the initial size of the string buffer and declare the options below.
SHGetPathFromIDListW

Converts an item identifier list to a file system path. (Unicode)
SHGetRealIDL

SHGetRealIDL may be altered or unavailable.
SHGetSetFolderCustomSettings

SHGetSetFolderCustomSettings may be altered or unavailable.
SHGetSetSettings

SHGetSetSettings may be altered or unavailable.
SHGetSettings

Retrieves the current Shell option settings.
SHGetSpecialFolderLocation

SHGetSpecialFolderLocation is not supported and may be altered or unavailable in the future. Instead, use SHGetFolderLocation.
SHGetSpecialFolderPathA

SHGetSpecialFolderPath is not supported. Instead, use ShGetFolderPath. (ANSI)
SHGetSpecialFolderPathW

SHGetSpecialFolderPath is not supported. Instead, use ShGetFolderPath. (Unicode)
SHGetStockIconInfo

Retrieves information about system-defined Shell icons.
SHGetTemporaryPropertyForItem

Retrieves the temporary property for the given item. A temporary property is a read/write store that holds properties only for the lifetime of the IShellItem object, rather than being persisted back into the item.
SHGetThreadRef

Retrieves the per-thread object reference set by SHSetThreadRef.
SHGetUnreadMailCountA

Retrieves a specified user's unread message count for any or all email accounts. (ANSI)
SHGetUnreadMailCountW

Retrieves a specified user's unread message count for any or all email accounts. (Unicode)
SHGetValueA

Retrieves a registry value. (SHGetValueA)
SHGetValueW

Retrieves a registry value. (SHGetValueW)
SHGetViewStatePropertyBag

SHGetViewStatePropertyBag may be altered or unavailable.
SHGlobalCounterDecrement

Decrements a global counter.
SHGlobalCounterGetValue

Gets the current value of a global counter.
SHGlobalCounterIncrement

Increments a global counter.
SHHandleUpdateImage

SHHandleUpdateImage may be altered or unavailable.
SHILCreateFromPath

SHILCreateFromPath may be altered or unavailable.
SHInvokePrinterCommandA

Executes a command on a printer object. (ANSI)
SHInvokePrinterCommandW

Executes a command on a printer object. (Unicode)
SHIsFileAvailableOffline

Determines whether a file or folder is available for offline use. This function also determines whether the file would be opened from the network, from the local Offline Files cache, or from both locations.
SHIsLowMemoryMachine

Not supported. (SHIsLowMemoryMachine)
SHLimitInputEdit

Sets limits on valid characters for an edit control.
SHLoadIndirectString

Extracts a specified text resource when given that resource in the form of an indirect string (a string that begins with the '@' symbol).
SHLoadInProc

Creates an instance of the specified object class from within the context of the Shell's process. Windows Vista and later:_This function has been disabled and returns E_NOTIMPL.
SHLoadLibraryFromItem

Creates and loads an IShellLibrary object from a specified library definition file.
SHLoadLibraryFromKnownFolder

Creates and loads an IShellLibrary object for a specified known folder ID.
SHLoadLibraryFromParsingName

Creates and loads an IShellLibrary object for a specified path.
SHLoadNonloadedIconOverlayIdentifiers

Signals the Shell that during the next operation requiring overlay information, it should load icon overlay identifiers that either failed creation or were not present for creation at startup. Identifiers that have already been loaded are not affected.
SHLoadOLE

Deprecated. Provided for backward compatibility.
SHLocalStrDupA

Makes a copy of a string in newly allocated memory. (SHLocalStrDupA)
SHLocalStrDupW

Makes a copy of a string in newly allocated memory. (SHLocalStrDupW)
SHLockShared

SHLockShared may be altered or unavailable.
SHMapPIDLToSystemImageListIndex

SHMapPIDLToSystemImageListIndex may be altered or unavailable.
SHMessageBoxCheckA

SHMessageBoxCheck may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
SHMessageBoxCheckW

SHMessageBoxCheck may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHMultiFileProperties

Displays a merged property sheet for a set of files. Property values common to all the files are shown while those that differ display the string (multiple values).
SHObjectProperties

SHObjectProperties may be altered or unavailable.
SHOpenFolderAndSelectItems

Opens a Windows Explorer window with specified items in a particular folder selected.
SHOpenPropSheetA

SHOpenPropSheet may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
SHOpenPropSheetW

SHOpenPropSheet may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHOpenRegStream2A

Opens a registry value and supplies a stream that can be used to read from or write to the value. This function supersedes SHOpenRegStream. (ANSI)
SHOpenRegStream2W

Opens a registry value and supplies a stream that can be used to read from or write to the value. This function supersedes SHOpenRegStream. (Unicode)
SHOpenRegStreamA

Deprecated. (SHOpenRegStreamA)
SHOpenRegStreamW

Deprecated. (SHOpenRegStreamW)
SHOpenWithDialog

Displays the Open With dialog box.
ShortAdd

Adds two values of type SHORT.
ShortMult

Multiplies two values of type SHORT.
ShortSub

Subtracts one value of type SHORT from another.
ShortToChar

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of CHAR.
ShortToDWordPtr

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type DWORD_PTR.
ShortToInt8

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type INT8.
ShortToUChar

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of UCHAR.
ShortToUInt

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type UINT.
ShortToUInt8

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type UINT8.
ShortToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type UINT_PTR.
ShortToULong

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type ULONG.
ShortToULongLong

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type ULONGLONG.
ShortToULongPtr

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
ShortToUShort

Converts a value of type SHORT to a value of type USHORT.
ShouldShow

Specifies whether an individual item should be allowed through the filter and which should be blocked.
Show

Displays the user information in a balloon-style tooltip.
Show

Displays a file. (ANSI)
Show

Displays a file. (Unicode)
Show

Notifies the drag-image manager to show or hide the drag image.
Show

Launches the modal window.
Show

Displays the notification.
ShowContactCardForWindow

Displays the UI for a contact on the specified window.
ShowControlWindow

Deprecated. Shows or hides various frame controls.
ShowDeskBand

Shows a specified deskband.
ShowDW

Instructs the docking window object to show or hide itself.
ShowError

Called by the synchronization manager in a registered application handler when a user double-clicks an associated message in the error tab.
ShowErrorCompleted

Called by the registered application's handler before or after its PrepareForSync operation has been completed.
Showing

Called before the input pane is shown, to allow the app window to make any necessary adjustments to its UI in response to the reduced screen space available to it.
ShowInitialize

Allows a file viewer to determine whether it can display a file. (ANSI)
ShowInitialize

Allows a file viewer to determine whether it can display a file. (Unicode)
ShowProperties

Called by the synchronization manager when a user selects an item in the choice dialog box, and then clicks the Properties button.
ShowPropertiesCompleted

Called by the registered application's handler before or after its ShowProperties operation is completed.
ShowResolveConflictUIAsync

IFileSyncMergeHandler::ShowResolveConflictUIAsync method
ShowShareUIForWindow

Displays the UI for sharing content for the specified window.
ShowSharingWizard

Displays a wizard that allows a user to create a Home Group, and then retrieves the sharing options that the user selected through the wizard.
SHParseDisplayName

Translates a Shell namespace object's display name into an item identifier list and returns the attributes of the object. This function is the preferred method to convert a string to a pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL).
SHPathPrepareForWriteA

Checks to see if the path exists. (ANSI)
SHPathPrepareForWriteW

Checks to see if the path exists. (Unicode)
SHQueryInfoKeyA

Retrieves information about a specified registry key. (ANSI)
SHQueryInfoKeyW

Retrieves information about a specified registry key. (Unicode)
SHQueryRecycleBinA

Retrieves the size of the Recycle Bin and the number of items in it, for a specified drive. (ANSI)
SHQueryRecycleBinW

Retrieves the size of the Recycle Bin and the number of items in it, for a specified drive. (Unicode)
SHQueryUserNotificationState

Checks the state of the computer for the current user to determine whether sending a notification is appropriate.
SHQueryValueExA

Opens a registry key and queries it for a specific value. (ANSI)
SHQueryValueExW

Opens a registry key and queries it for a specific value. (Unicode)
SHRegCloseUSKey

Closes a handle to a user-specific registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE).
SHRegCreateUSKeyA

Creates or opens a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegCreateUSKeyW

Creates or opens a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegDeleteEmptyUSKeyA

Deletes an empty registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegDeleteEmptyUSKeyW

Deletes an empty registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegDeleteUSValueA

Deletes a registry subkey value in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegDeleteUSValueW

Deletes a registry subkey value in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegDuplicateHKey

Duplicates a registry key's HKEY handle.
SHRegEnumUSKeyA

Enumerates the subkeys of a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegEnumUSKeyW

Enumerates the subkeys of a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegEnumUSValueA

Enumerates the values of the specified registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegEnumUSValueW

Enumerates the values of the specified registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegGetBoolUSValueA

Retrieves a Boolean value from a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegGetBoolUSValueW

Retrieves a Boolean value from a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegGetBoolValueFromHKCUHKLM

Evaluates a registry key value and returns a boolean value that reflects whether the value exists and the expected state matches the actual state.
SHRegGetIntW

Reads a numeric string value from the registry and converts it to an integer.
SHRegGetPathA

Retrieves a file path from the registry, expanding environment variables as needed. (ANSI)
SHRegGetPathW

Retrieves a file path from the registry, expanding environment variables as needed. (Unicode)
SHRegGetUSValueA

Retrieves a value from a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegGetUSValueW

Retrieves a value from a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegGetValueA

Retrieves a registry value. (SHRegGetValueA)
SHRegGetValueFromHKCUHKLM

Obtains specified information from the registry.
SHRegGetValueW

Retrieves a registry value. (SHRegGetValueW)
SHRegOpenUSKeyA

Opens a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegOpenUSKeyW

Opens a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegQueryInfoUSKeyA

Retrieves information about a specified registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegQueryInfoUSKeyW

Retrieves information about a specified registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegQueryUSValueA

Retrieves the type and data for a specified name associated with an open registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegQueryUSValueW

Retrieves the type and data for a specified name associated with an open registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegSetPathA

Takes a file path, replaces folder names with environment strings, and places the resulting string in the registry. (ANSI)
SHRegSetPathW

Takes a file path, replaces folder names with environment strings, and places the resulting string in the registry. (Unicode)
SHRegSetUSValueA

Sets a registry subkey value in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegSetUSValueW

Sets a registry subkey value in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHRegSetValue

Not supported. (SHRegSetValue)
SHRegWriteUSValueA

Writes a value to a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (ANSI)
SHRegWriteUSValueW

Writes a value to a registry subkey in a user-specific subtree (HKEY_CURRENT_USER or HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE). (Unicode)
SHReleaseThreadRef

Releases a thread reference before the thread procedure returns.
SHRemoveFolderPathFromLibrary

Removes a folder from a library.
SHRemoveLocalizedName

Removes the localized name of a file in a Shell folder.
SHReplaceFromPropSheetExtArray

Requests each property sheet in a property sheet extension array to replace pages. Each page is allowed up to one replacement.
SHResolveFolderPathInLibrary

Attempts to resolve the target location of a library folder that has been moved or renamed.
SHResolveLibrary

Resolves all locations in a library, even those locations that have been moved or renamed.
SHRestricted

SHRestricted may be altered or unavailable.
SHRunControlPanel

Opens a Control Panel item.
SHSaveLibraryInFolderPath

Saves an IShellLibrary object to disk.
SHSendMessageBroadcastA

Sends a message to all top-level windows in the system. (ANSI)
SHSendMessageBroadcastW

Sends a message to all top-level windows in the system. (Unicode)
SHSetDefaultProperties

Applies the default set of properties on a Shell item.
SHSetFolderPathA

Deprecated. Assigns a new path to a system folder identified by its CSIDL. (ANSI)
SHSetFolderPathW

Deprecated. Assigns a new path to a system folder identified by its CSIDL. (Unicode)
SHSetInstanceExplorer

Provides an interface that allows hosted Shell extensions and other components to prevent their host process from closing prematurely.
SHSetKnownFolderPath

Redirects a known folder to a new location.
SHSetLocalizedName

Sets the localized name of a file in a Shell folder.
SHSetTemporaryPropertyForItem

Sets a temporary property for the specified item. A temporary property is kept in a read/write store that holds properties only for the lifetime of the IShellItem object, instead of writing them back into the item.
SHSetThreadRef

Stores a per-thread reference to a Component Object Model (COM) object. This allows the caller to control the thread's lifetime so that it can ensure that Windows won't shut down the thread before the caller is ready.
SHSetUnreadMailCountA

Stores the current user's unread message count for a specified email account in the registry. (ANSI)
SHSetUnreadMailCountW

Stores the current user's unread message count for a specified email account in the registry. (Unicode)
SHSetValueA

Sets the value of a registry key. (ANSI)
SHSetValueW

Sets the value of a registry key. (Unicode)
SHShellFolderView_Message

SHShellFolderView_Message may be altered or unavailable.
SHShowManageLibraryUI

Shows the library management dialog box, which enables users to manage the library folders and default save location.
SHSimpleIDListFromPath

Deprecated. Returns a pointer to an ITEMIDLIST structure when passed a path.
SHSkipJunction

Checks a bind context to see if it is safe to bind to a particular component object.
SHStartNetConnectionDialogA

SHStartNetConnectionDialog may be altered or unavailable. (ANSI)
SHStartNetConnectionDialogW

SHStartNetConnectionDialog may be altered or unavailable. (Unicode)
SHStrDupA

Makes a copy of a string in newly allocated memory. (SHStrDupA)
SHStrDupW

Makes a copy of a string in newly allocated memory. (SHStrDupW)
SHStripMneumonicA

Removes the mnemonic marker from a string. (ANSI)
SHStripMneumonicW

Removes the mnemonic marker from a string. (Unicode)
SHTestTokenMembership

Uses CheckTokenMembership to test whether the given token is a member of the local group with the specified RID.
SHUnicodeToAnsi

Converts a string from the Unicode code page to the ANSI code page.
SHUnicodeToUnicode

Copies a Unicode string.
SHUnlockShared

SHUnlockShared may be altered or unavailable.
SHUpdateImageA

Notifies the Shell that an image in the system image list has changed. (ANSI)
SHUpdateImageW

Notifies the Shell that an image in the system image list has changed. (Unicode)
SHValidateUNC

SHValidateUNC may be altered or unavailable.
SignalFileOpen

SignalFileOpen may be altered or unavailable.
SizeTAdd

Adds two values of type size_t.
SizeTMult

Multiplies one value of type size_t by another. (SizeTMult)
SizeTSub

Subtracts one value of type size_t from another.
Skip

Not currently implemented. (IEnumExplorerCommand.Skip)
Skip

Skip a specified number of objects.
Skip

Skips a specified number of IDLIST_ABSOLUTE items.
Skip

Skips the specified number of elements in the enumeration sequence.
Skip

Skips a specified number of objects.
Skip

Skips a specified number of resources.
Skip

Skips a given number of IShellItem interfaces in the enumeration. Used when retrieving interfaces.
Skip

Skips forward the specified number of conflicts in the enumeration.
Skip

Skips forward the specified number of events in the enumeration.
Skip

Skips forward in the enumeration the specified number of items.
Skip

Instructs the enumerator to skip the next celt elements in the enumeration so that the next call to ISyncMgrEnumItems::Next does not return those elements.
SoftwareUpdateMessageBox

Displays a standard message box that can be used to notify a user that an application has been updated.
SSIZETAdd

Adds two SSIZE_T values together.
SSIZETMult

Multiplies one SSIZE_T value by another.
SSIZETSub

Subtracts one SSIZE_T value from another.
StartHandlerSync

Initiates the synchronization of all items managed by a particular handler.
StartItemSync

Initiates the synchronization of specified items managed by a particular handler.
StartOperation

Called by a drop target to indicate that asynchronous data extraction is starting.
StartOperations

Performs caller-implemented actions before any specific file operations are performed.
StartProgressDialog

Starts the progress dialog box.
StartProgressDialog

Starts the specified progress dialog.
StartServicing

Suspends and terminates the non-background portion of the apps associated with the specified package and cancels the background tasks associated with the package.
StartSessionRedirection

Causes background tasks for the specified package to activate in the specified user session.
StartSyncAll

Synchronizes all items managed by all handlers.
StartVisualGroup

Declares a visual group in the dialog. Subsequent calls to any "add" method add those elements to this group.
Status

Sets the release status and background thread timeout for the current task.
StgMakeUniqueName

Creates a unique name for a stream or storage object from a template.
Stop

Stops a progress dialog.
StopHandlerSync

Stops the synchronization of a specified handler.
StopItemSync

Stops the synchronization of specified items managed by a particular handler.
StopProgressDialog

Stops the progress dialog box and removes it from the screen.
StopProgressDialog

Stops current progress dialog.
StopServicing

Completes the previous servicing operation that was started by a call to the StartServicing method.
StopSessionRedirection

Stops redirection of background tasks for the specified package.
StopSharingPrinters

Stops sharing all local, shared printers connected to a computer.
StopSyncAll

Stops the synchronization of all items managed by all handlers.
StopWatchFlush

StopWatchFlush may be altered or unavailable.
StopWatchMode

StopWatchMode may be altered or unavailable.
StrCatBuffA

Copies and appends characters from one string to the end of another. (ANSI)
StrCatBuffW

Copies and appends characters from one string to the end of another. (Unicode)
StrCatChainW

Concatenates two Unicode strings. Used when repeated concatenations to the same buffer are required.
StrCatW

Appends one string to another.
StrChrA

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character that matches the specified character. The comparison is case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrChrIA

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character that matches the specified character. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrChrIW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character that matches the specified character. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrChrNIW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is not case-sensitive.
StrChrNW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is case-sensitive.
StrChrW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character that matches the specified character. The comparison is case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrCmpCA

Compares strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrCmpCW

Compares strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrCmpICA

Compares two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrCmpICW

Compares two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrCmpIW

Compares two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is not case-sensitive.
StrCmpLogicalW

Compares two Unicode strings. Digits in the strings are considered as numerical content rather than text. This test is not case-sensitive.
StrCmpNA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is case-sensitive. The StrNCmp macro differs from this function in name only. (ANSI)
StrCmpNCA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrCmpNCW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrCmpNIA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is not case-sensitive. The StrNCmpI macro differs from this function in name only. (ANSI)
StrCmpNICA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrCmpNICW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings using C run-time (ASCII) collation rules. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrCmpNIW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is not case-sensitive. The StrNCmpI macro differs from this function in name only. (Unicode)
StrCmpNW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is case-sensitive. The StrNCmp macro differs from this function in name only. (Unicode)
StrCmpW

Compares two strings to determine if they are the same. The comparison is case-sensitive.
StrCpyNW

Copies a specified number of characters from the beginning of one string to another.Note  Do not use this function or the StrNCpy macro.
StrCpyW

Copies one string to another. (StrCpyW)
StrCSpnA

Searches a string for the first occurrence of any of a group of characters. The search method is case-sensitive, and the terminating NULL character is included within the search pattern match. (ANSI)
StrCSpnIA

Searches a string for the first occurrence of any of a group of characters. The search method is not case-sensitive, and the terminating NULL character is included within the search pattern match. (ANSI)
StrCSpnIW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of any of a group of characters. The search method is not case-sensitive, and the terminating NULL character is included within the search pattern match. (Unicode)
StrCSpnW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of any of a group of characters. The search method is case-sensitive, and the terminating NULL character is included within the search pattern match. (Unicode)
StrDupA

Duplicates a string. (ANSI)
StrDupW

Duplicates a string. (Unicode)
StrFormatByteSize64A

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number expressed as a size value in bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, or gigabytes, depending on the size.
StrFormatByteSizeA

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number expressed as a size value in bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, or gigabytes, depending on the size. Differs from StrFormatByteSizeW in one parameter type.
StrFormatByteSizeEx

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number in bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, or gigabytes, depending on the size.
StrFormatByteSizeW

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number expressed as a size value in bytes, kilobytes, megabytes, or gigabytes, depending on the size. Differs from StrFormatByteSizeA in one parameter type.
StrFormatKBSizeA

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number expressed as a size value in kilobytes. (ANSI)
StrFormatKBSizeW

Converts a numeric value into a string that represents the number expressed as a size value in kilobytes. (Unicode)
StrFromTimeIntervalA

Converts a time interval, specified in milliseconds, to a string. (ANSI)
StrFromTimeIntervalW

Converts a time interval, specified in milliseconds, to a string. (Unicode)
StrIsIntlEqualA

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are equal. (ANSI)
StrIsIntlEqualW

Compares a specified number of characters from the beginning of two strings to determine if they are equal. (Unicode)
StrNCatA

Appends a specified number of characters from the beginning of one string to the end of another. (ANSI)
StrNCatW

Appends a specified number of characters from the beginning of one string to the end of another. (Unicode)
StrPBrkA

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character contained in a specified buffer. This search does not include the terminating null character. (ANSI)
StrPBrkW

Searches a string for the first occurrence of a character contained in a specified buffer. This search does not include the terminating null character. (Unicode)
StrRChrA

Searches a string for the last occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrRChrIA

Searches a string for the last occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrRChrIW

Searches a string for the last occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrRChrW

Searches a string for the last occurrence of a specified character. The comparison is case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrRetToBSTR

Accepts a STRRET structure returned by IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf that contains or points to a string, and returns that string as a BSTR.
StrRetToBufA

Converts an STRRET structure returned by IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf to a string, and places the result in a buffer. (ANSI)
StrRetToBufW

Converts an STRRET structure returned by IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf to a string, and places the result in a buffer. (Unicode)
StrRetToStrA

Takes an STRRET structure returned by IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf and returns a pointer to an allocated string containing the display name. (ANSI)
StrRetToStrW

Takes an STRRET structure returned by IShellFolder::GetDisplayNameOf and returns a pointer to an allocated string containing the display name. (Unicode)
StrRStrIA

Searches for the last occurrence of a specified substring within a string. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrRStrIW

Searches for the last occurrence of a specified substring within a string. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrSpnA

Obtains the length of a substring within a string that consists entirely of characters contained in a specified buffer. (ANSI)
StrSpnW

Obtains the length of a substring within a string that consists entirely of characters contained in a specified buffer. (Unicode)
StrStrA

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is case-sensitive. (StrStrA)
StrStrIA

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (ANSI)
StrStrIW

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is not case-sensitive. (Unicode)
StrStrNIW

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is case-insensitive.
StrStrNW

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is case-sensitive. (StrStrNW)
StrStrW

Finds the first occurrence of a substring within a string. The comparison is case-sensitive. (StrStrW)
StrToInt64ExA

Converts a string representing a decimal or hexadecimal value to a 64-bit integer. (ANSI)
StrToInt64ExW

Converts a string representing a decimal or hexadecimal value to a 64-bit integer. (Unicode)
StrToIntA

Converts a string that represents a decimal value to an integer. The StrToLong macro is identical to this function. (ANSI)
StrToIntExA

Converts a string representing a decimal or hexadecimal number to an integer. (ANSI)
StrToIntExW

Converts a string representing a decimal or hexadecimal number to an integer. (Unicode)
StrToIntW

Converts a string that represents a decimal value to an integer. The StrToLong macro is identical to this function. (Unicode)
StrTrimA

Removes specified leading and trailing characters from a string. (ANSI)
StrTrimW

Removes specified leading and trailing characters from a string. (Unicode)
SUBCLASSPROC

Defines the prototype for the callback function used by RemoveWindowSubclass and SetWindowSubclass.
SubStreamFailure

Called when there is a failure that involves secondary streams and user interaction is needed.
SupportsResource

Retrieves whether an item supports a specified resource.
SupportsSelection

Determines whether an invoker supports its selection.
Suspend

Suspends the processes of the package if they are currently running.
Suspend

Requests that a task be suspended.
Synchronize

Initiates a synchronization of a selection of the handler's sync items.
Synchronize

Called by the synchronization manager once for each selected group after the user has chosen the registered applications to be synchronized.
SynchronizeCompleted

Called by an application when its Synchronize method is complete.
TerminateAllProcesses

Terminates all processes for the specified package.
ThumbBarAddButtons

Adds a thumbnail toolbar with a specified set of buttons to the thumbnail image of a window in a taskbar button flyout.
ThumbBarSetImageList

Specifies an image list that contains button images for a toolbar embedded in a thumbnail image of a window in a taskbar button flyout.
ThumbBarUpdateButtons

Shows, enables, disables, or hides buttons in a thumbnail toolbar as required by the window's current state. A thumbnail toolbar is a toolbar embedded in a thumbnail image of a window in a taskbar button flyout.
Timer

Resets the progress dialog box timer to zero.
TranscodeImage

Converts an image to JPEG or bitmap (BMP) image format.
Translate

Called by the browser when the browser cannot determine the protocol of a URL address.
TranslateAccelerator

Directs the preview handler to handle a keystroke passed up from the message pump of the process in which the preview handler is running.
TranslateAccelerator

Directs the host to handle a keyboard shortcut passed from the preview handler.
TranslateAccelerator

Translates keyboard shortcut (accelerator) key strokes when a namespace extension's view has the focus.
TranslateAcceleratorGlobal

Handles global accelerators so that input objects can respond to the keyboard even when they are not active in the UI.
TranslateAcceleratorIO

Enables the object to process keyboard accelerators.
TranslateAcceleratorSB

Translates accelerator keystrokes intended for the browser's frame while the view is active.
TranslateMenuMessage

Translates a message for a Component Object Model (COM) object.
TranslateURLA

Applies common translations to a given URL string, creating a new URL string. (ANSI)
TranslateURLW

Applies common translations to a given URL string, creating a new URL string. (Unicode)
TranslateWithSearchContext

Called by the browser when the browser cannot determine the protocol of a URL address. This method uses a search context to determine the protocol.
Travel

Deprecated. Navigates to a travel entry in the travel log relative to the position of the current entry.
TreeAdvise

Enables a client to register with the control.
TreeUnadvise

Enables a client to unregister with the control.
TriggerEdgeGesture

Sends a spoofed edge gesture event to the proxy core window on the caller's thread. This gesture toggles the app's app bar, if the app supports one. The caller can specify the type of input that triggered the edge gesture.
UIActivate

Called when the activation state of the view window is changed by an event that is not caused by the Shell view itself. For example, if the TAB key is pressed when the tree has the focus, the view should be given the focus.
UIActivateIO

UI-activates or deactivates the object.
UInt8Add

Adds two values of type UINT8.
UInt8Mult

Multiplies two values of type UINT8.
UInt8Sub

Subtracts one value of type UINT8 from another.
UInt8ToChar

Converts a value of type UINT8 to a value of type CHAR.
UInt8ToInt8

Converts a value of type UINT8 to a value of type INT8.
UIntAdd

Adds two values of type UINT.
UIntMult

Multiplies one value of type UINT by another.
UIntPtrAdd

Adds two values of type UINT_PTR.
UIntPtrMult

Multiplies one value of type UINT_PTR by another.
UIntPtrSub

Subtracts one value of type UINT_PTR from another.
UIntPtrToChar

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type CHAR.
UIntPtrToInt

Converts a value of type SIZE_T to a value of type INT.
UIntPtrToInt16

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type INT16.
UIntPtrToInt8

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type INT8.
UIntPtrToIntPtr

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type INT_PTR.
UIntPtrToLong

Converts a value of type size_t to a value of type LONG.
UIntPtrToLongLong

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type LONGLONG.
UIntPtrToLongPtr

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type LONG_PTR.
UIntPtrToShort

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type SHORT.
UIntPtrToUChar

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type UCHAR.
UIntPtrToUInt

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type UINT.
UIntPtrToUInt16

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type UINT16.
UIntPtrToUInt8

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type UINT8.
UIntPtrToULong

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type ULONG.
UIntPtrToUShort

Converts a value of type UINT_PTR to a value of type USHORT.
UIntSub

Subtracts one value of type UINT from another.
UIntToChar

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type CHAR.
UIntToInt

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type INT.
UIntToInt8

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type INT8.
UIntToIntPtr

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type INT_PTR.
UIntToLong

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type LONG.
UIntToLongPtr

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type LONG_PTR.
UIntToShort

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type SHORT.
UIntToUChar

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type UCHAR.
UIntToUInt8

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type UINT8.
UIntToUShort

Converts a value of type UINT to a value of type USHORT.
ULongAdd

Adds two values of type ULONG.
ULongLongAdd

Adds two values of type SIZE_T.
ULongLongMult

Multiplies one value of type size_t by another.S
ULongLongSub

Subtracts one value of type SIZE_T from another.
ULongLongToChar

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type CHAR.
ULongLongToInt

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type INT.
ULongLongToInt8

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type INT8.
ULongLongToLong

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type LONG.
ULongLongToLongLong

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type INT_PTR.
ULongLongToLongPtr

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type LONG_PTR.
ULongLongToShort

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type SHORT.
ULongLongToUChar

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type UCHAR.
ULongLongToUInt

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type UINT.
ULongLongToUInt8

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type UINT8.
ULongLongToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type UINT_PTR.
ULongLongToULong

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type ULONG.
ULongLongToULongPtr

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type ULONG_PTR.
ULongLongToUShort

Converts a value of type ULONGLONG to a value of type USHORT.
ULongMult

Multiplies one value of type ULONG by another.
ULongPtrAdd

Adds two values of type ULONG_PTR.
ULongPtrMult

Multiplies one value of type ULONG_PTR by another.
ULongPtrSub

Subtracts one value of type ULONG_PTR from another.
ULongPtrToChar

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type CHAR.
ULongPtrToInt

Converts a value of type size_t to a value of type INT.
ULongPtrToInt8

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type INT8.
ULongPtrToIntPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type INT_PTR.
ULongPtrToLong

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type LONG.
ULongPtrToLongLong

Converts a value of type SIZE_T to a value of type INT64.
ULongPtrToLongPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type LONG_PTR.
ULongPtrToShort

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type SHORT.
ULongPtrToUChar

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type UCHAR.
ULongPtrToUInt

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type UINT.
ULongPtrToUInt8

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type UINT8.
ULongPtrToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type UINT_PTR.
ULongPtrToULong

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type ULONG.
ULongPtrToUShort

Converts a value of type ULONG_PTR to a value of type USHORT.
ULongSub

Subtracts one value of type ULONG from another.
ULongToChar

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type CHAR.
ULongToInt

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type INT.
ULongToInt8

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type INT8.
ULongToIntPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type INT_PTR.
ULongToLong

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type LONG.
ULongToLongPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type LONG_PTR.
ULongToShort

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type SHORT.
ULongToUChar

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type UCHAR.
ULongToUInt

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type UINT.
ULongToUInt8

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type UINT8.
ULongToUIntPtr

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type UINT_PTR.
ULongToUShort

Converts a value of type ULONG to a value of type USHORT.
Unadvise

Cancels a connection that was previously established by using Advise.
Unadvise

Terminates an advisory connection. (IExplorerBrowser.Unadvise)
Unadvise

Removes an event handler that was attached through the IFileDialog::Advise method.
Unadvise

Terminates an advisory connection previously established through IFileOperation::Advise.
Unadvise

Unregisters an app's input pane handler object so that it no longer receives notifications.
Unadvise

Terminates an advisory connection. (ITransferDestination.Unadvise)
Unadvise

Terminates an advisory connection. (ITransferSource.Unadvise)
UnAdvise

Used by the Logon UI or Credential UI to advise the credential provider that event callbacks are no longer accepted.
UnAdvise

Used by the Logon UI or Credential UI to advise the credential that event callbacks are no longer accepted.
UngroupChildFromParent

ISuspensionDependencyManager::UngroupChildFromParent method
Unload

Directs the preview handler to cease rendering a preview and to release all resources that have been allocated based on the item passed in during the initialization.
UnloadUserProfile

Unloads a user's profile that was loaded by the LoadUserProfile function. The caller must have administrative privileges on the computer. For more information, see the Remarks section of the LoadUserProfile function.
UnregisterAppStateChangeNotification

Cancels a change notification registered through RegisterAppStateChangeNotification.
UnregisterFolder

Remove a known folder from the registry, which makes it unknown to the known folder system. This method does not remove the folder itself.
UnregisterForPackageStateChanges

Stops receiving package state-change notifications associated with a previous call to RegisterForPackageStateChanges.
UnregisterScaleChangeEvent

Unregisters for the scale change event registered through RegisterScaleChangeEvent. This function replaces RevokeScaleChangeNotifications.
UnregisterSyncMgrHandler

Removes a handler's class identifier (CLSID) from the registration. A handler should call this when it no longer has any items to synchronize.
UnregisterTab

Removes a thumbnail from an application's preview group when that tab or document is closed in the application.
Unschedule

Cancels the installation of an application published by an application publisher.
Update

Ensures that any cached information in this item is updated.
Update

Updates the provided child ITEMIDLIST based on the parameters specified by the provided IBindCtx.
Update

Deprecated. Updates the travel entry.
UpdateAll

Programmatically starts an update for all items.
UpdateBackForwardState

Deprecated. Updates the state of the browser's Back and Forward buttons.
UpdateConflicts

Informs Sync Center that conflicts have been added for a specific handler or item.
UpdateEntry

Deprecated. Saves the browser state of the current entry in preparation for a pending navigation.
UpdateEvents

Informs Sync Center that events have been added for a specific handler or item.
UpdateExternal

Deprecated. Updates an entry that originated out of the current procedure through IHlinkFrame.
UpdateHandler

Instructs Sync Center to reenumerate the items managed by a handler or informs it that properties of the handler have changed.
UpdateHandlerCollection

Instructs Sync Center to reenumerate the handler collection, or informs it that properties of a handler in the handler collection have changed.
UpdateItem

Informs Sync Center that properties of a sync item have changed.
UpdateItems

Programmatically starts an update for specified items.
UpdateLocations

Called to specify the text elements stating the source and target in the current progress dialog.
UpdateObject

UpdateObject may be altered or unavailable.
UpdateProgress

Updates the progress of an action to the UI.
UpdateProgress

Provides an estimate of the total amount of work currently done in relation to the total amount of work.
UpdateProgress

Updates the current progress dialog, as specified.
UpdateProgress

Updates the transfer progress status in the UI.
UpdateRemoteCredential

Updates a credential from a remote session.
UpdateSecureLockIcon

Deprecated. Updates the value of the _eSecureLockIcon member of the BASEBROWSERDATA structure, which tracks the icon indicating a secure site, as well as updating the icon itself in the UI.
UpdateText

Called if descriptive text associated with the action will be changed.
UpdateTransferState

Updates the transfer state.
UpdateWindowList

Deprecated. Instructs the browser to update the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) in the window list. This method is called after navigation.
UrlApplySchemeA

Determines a scheme for a specified URL string, and returns a string with an appropriate prefix. (ANSI)
UrlApplySchemeW

Determines a scheme for a specified URL string, and returns a string with an appropriate prefix. (Unicode)
URLAssociationDialogA

Invokes the unregistered URL protocol dialog box. (ANSI)
URLAssociationDialogW

Invokes the unregistered URL protocol dialog box. (Unicode)
UrlCanonicalizeA

Converts a URL string into canonical form. (ANSI)
UrlCanonicalizeW

Converts a URL string into canonical form. (Unicode)
UrlCombineA

When provided with a relative URL and its base, returns a URL in canonical form. (ANSI)
UrlCombineW

When provided with a relative URL and its base, returns a URL in canonical form. (Unicode)
UrlCompareA

Makes a case-sensitive comparison of two URL strings. (ANSI)
UrlCompareW

Makes a case-sensitive comparison of two URL strings. (Unicode)
UrlCreateFromPathA

Converts a Microsoft MS-DOS path to a canonicalized URL. (ANSI)
UrlCreateFromPathW

Converts a Microsoft MS-DOS path to a canonicalized URL. (Unicode)
UrlEscapeA

Converts characters or surrogate pairs in a URL that might be altered during transport across the Internet ("unsafe" characters) into their corresponding escape sequences. (ANSI)
UrlEscapeSpaces

A macro that converts space characters into their corresponding escape sequence.
UrlEscapeW

Converts characters or surrogate pairs in a URL that might be altered during transport across the Internet ("unsafe" characters) into their corresponding escape sequences. (Unicode)
UrlFixupW

UrlFixupW may be altered or unavailable.
UrlGetLocationA

Retrieves the location from a URL. (ANSI)
UrlGetLocationW

Retrieves the location from a URL. (Unicode)
UrlGetPartA

Accepts a URL string and returns a specified part of that URL. (ANSI)
UrlGetPartW

Accepts a URL string and returns a specified part of that URL. (Unicode)
UrlHashA

Hashes a URL string. (ANSI)
UrlHashW

Hashes a URL string. (Unicode)
UrlIsA

Tests whether a URL is a specified type. (ANSI)
UrlIsFileUrlA

Tests a URL to determine if it is a file URL. (ANSI)
UrlIsFileUrlW

Tests a URL to determine if it is a file URL. (Unicode)
UrlIsNoHistoryA

Returns whether a URL is a URL that browsers typically do not include in navigation history. (ANSI)
UrlIsNoHistoryW

Returns whether a URL is a URL that browsers typically do not include in navigation history. (Unicode)
UrlIsOpaqueA

Returns whether a URL is opaque. (ANSI)
UrlIsOpaqueW

Returns whether a URL is opaque. (Unicode)
UrlIsW

Tests whether a URL is a specified type. (Unicode)
UrlUnescapeA

Converts escape sequences back into ordinary characters. (ANSI)
UrlUnescapeInPlace

Converts escape sequences back into ordinary characters and overwrites the original string.
UrlUnescapeW

Converts escape sequences back into ordinary characters. (Unicode)
UShortAdd

Adds two values of type USHORT.
UShortMult

Multiplies one value of type USHORT by another.
UShortSub

Subtracts one value of type USHORT from another.
UShortToChar

Converts a value of type USHORT to a value of type CHAR.
UShortToInt8

Converts a value of type USHORT to a value of type INT8.
UShortToShort

Converts a value of type USHORT to a value of type SHORT.
UShortToUChar

Converts a value of type USHORT to a value of type UCHAR.
UShortToUInt8

Converts a value of type USHORT to a value of type UINT8.
v_CheckZoneCrossing

Deprecated. Called by the base class to validate a zone crossing when navigating from one page to another.
v_GetViewStream

Deprecated. Returns a stream used to load or save the view state.
v_MayGetNextToolbarFocus

Deprecated. Used when translating accelerators through TranslateAcceleratorSB and in checking the cycle of focus between the view and the browser's toolbars.
v_MayTranslateAccelerator

Deprecated. Called by a derived class to instruct the base class to proceed with the translation of keyboard mnemonics.
v_ShowHideChildWindows

Deprecated. Allows a derived class to update its child windows after a sizing event.
Walk

Initiates a recursive walk of the namespace from the specified root to the given depth.
WalkComplete

Removes data collected during a namespace walk.
WhichPlatform

WhichPlatform may be altered or unavailable.
Win32DeleteFile

Win32DeleteFile may be altered or unavailable.
WinHelpA

Launches Windows Help (Winhelp.exe) and passes additional data that indicates the nature of the help requested by the application. (ANSI)
WinHelpW

Launches Windows Help (Winhelp.exe) and passes additional data that indicates the nature of the help requested by the application. (Unicode)
WndProcBS

Deprecated. Allows a derived class to call the WinProc function of the base class.
wnsprintfA

Takes a variable-length argument list and returns the values of the arguments as a printf-style formatted string. (ANSI)
wnsprintfW

Takes a variable-length argument list and returns the values of the arguments as a printf-style formatted string. (Unicode)
WriteAsync

Writes information to a stream asynchronously. For example, the Shell implements this method on file items when transferring them asynchronously.
WriteCabinetState

WriteCabinetState may be altered or unavailable.
WritePropertyNPB

Saves a property to the named property bag.
wvnsprintfA

Takes a list of arguments and returns the values of the arguments as a printf-style formatted string. (ANSI)
wvnsprintfW

Takes a list of arguments and returns the values of the arguments as a printf-style formatted string. (Unicode)
YouAreAReplica

Notifies an object that it may be subject to subsequent reconciliation through the Reconcile method.

Interfaces

 
IAccessibleObject

Exposes a method that can be used by an accessibility application.
IACList

Exposes a method that improves the efficiency of autocompletion when the candidate strings are organized in a hierarchy.
IACList2

Extends the IACList interface to enable clients of an autocomplete object to retrieve and set option flags.
IActionProgress

Represents the abstract base class from which progress-driven operations can inherit.
IActionProgressDialog

Exposes methods that initialize and stop a progress dialog.
IApplicationActivationManager

Provides methods which activate Windows Store apps for the Launch, File, and Protocol extensions. You will normally use this interface in debuggers and design tools.
IApplicationAssociationRegistration

Exposes methods that query and set default applications for specific file Association Type, and protocols at a specific Association Level.
IApplicationAssociationRegistrationUI

Exposes a method that launches an advanced association dialog box through which the user can customize their associations.
IApplicationDesignModeSettings

Enables development tool applications to dynamically spoof system and user states, such as native display resolution, device scale factor, and application view state, for the purpose of testing Windows Store apps running in design mode for a wide range of form factors without the need for the actual hardware. Also enables testing of changes in normally user-controlled state to test Windows Store apps under a variety of scenarios.
IApplicationDesignModeSettings2

Enables development tool applications to dynamically control system and user states, such as native display resolution, device scale factor, and application view layout, reported to Windows Store apps for the purpose of testing Windows Store apps running in design mode for a wide range of form factors without the need for the actual hardware. Also enables testing of changes in normally user-controlled state to test Windows Store apps under a variety of scenarios.
IApplicationDestinations

Exposes methods that allow an application to remove one or all destinations from the Recent or Frequent categories in a Jump List.
IApplicationDocumentLists

Exposes methods that allow an application to retrieve the contents of the Recent or Frequent categories in a Jump List.
IAppPublisher

Exposes methods for publishing applications through Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel. This is the principal interface implemented for this purpose.
IAppVisibility

Provides functionality to determine whether the display is showing Universal Windows Platform apps.
IAppVisibilityEvents

Enables applications to receive notifications of state changes in a display and of changes in Start screen visibility.
IAssocHandler

Exposes methods for operations with a file association dialog box or menu.
IAssocHandlerInvoker

Exposes methods that invoke an associated application handler.
IAttachmentExecute

Exposes methods that work with client applications to present a user environment that provides safe download and exchange of files through email and messaging attachments.
IAutoComplete

Exposed by the autocomplete object (CLSID_AutoComplete). This interface allows applications to initialize, enable, and disable the object.
IAutoComplete2

Extends IAutoComplete. This interface enables clients of the autocomplete object to retrieve and set a number of options that control how autocompletion operates.
IAutoCompleteDropDown

Exposes methods that allow clients to reset or query the display state of the autocomplete drop-down list, which contains possible completions to a string entered by the user in an edit control.
IBandHost

Exposes methods that create and destroy bands and specify their availability.
IBandSite

Exposes methods that control band objects.
IBrowserFrameOptions

Allows a browser or host to ask IShellView what kind of view behavior is supported.
IBrowserService

Deprecated. (IBrowserService)
IBrowserService2

Deprecated. (IBrowserService2)
IBrowserService3

Deprecated. (IBrowserService3)
IBrowserService4

Deprecated. (IBrowserService4)
ICategorizer

Exposes methods that are used to obtain information about item identifier lists.
ICategoryProvider

Exposes a list of categorizers registered on an IShellFolder.
ICDBurn

Exposes methods that determine whether a system has hardware for writing to CD, the drive letter of a CD writer device, and programmatically initiate a CD writing session.
ICDBurnExt

ICDBurnExt may be altered or unavailable.
IColumnManager

Exposes methods that enable inspection and manipulation of columns in the Windows Explorer Details view. Each column is referenced by a PROPERTYKEY structure, which names a property.
IColumnProvider

Exposes methods that enable the addition of custom columns in the Windows Explorer Details view.
ICommDlgBrowser

Exposed by the common file dialog boxes to be used when they host a Shell browser.
ICommDlgBrowser2

Extends the capabilities of ICommDlgBrowser. This interface is exposed by the common file dialog boxes when they host a Shell browser. A pointer to ICommDlgBrowser2 can be obtained by calling QueryInterface on the IShellBrowser object.
ICommDlgBrowser3

Extends the capabilities of ICommDlgBrowser2, and used by the common file dialog boxes when they host a Shell browser.
IComputerInfoChangeNotify

Not supported. This interface may be absent in later versions of Windows. (IComputerInfoChangeNotify)
IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential

Exposes methods for connecting and disconnecting IConnectableCredentialProviderCredential objects.
IContactManagerInterop

Enables access to ContactManager methods in an app that manages multiple windows.
IContextMenu

Exposes methods that either create or merge a shortcut menu associated with a Shell object.
IContextMenu2

Exposes methods that either create or merge a shortcut (context) menu associated with a Shell object. Extends IContextMenu by adding a method that allows client objects to handle messages associated with owner-drawn menu items.
IContextMenu3

Exposes methods that either create or merge a shortcut menu associated with a Shell object. Allows client objects to handle messages associated with owner-drawn menu items and extends IContextMenu2 by accepting a return value from that message handling.
IContextMenuCB

Exposes a method that enables the callback of a context menu. For example, to add a shield icon to a menuItem that requires elevation.
IContextMenuSite

Implemented by the default folder view created using SHCreateShellFolderView.
ICopyHookA

Exposes a method that creates a copy hook handler. (ANSI)
ICopyHookW

Exposes a method that creates a copy hook handler. (Unicode)
ICreateObject

Exposes a method that creates an object of a specified class.
ICreateProcessInputs

Used by the ICreatingProcess interface to alter some parameters of the process that is being created.
ICreatingProcess

Used by ShellExecuteEx and IContextMenu to allow the caller to alter some parameters of the process being created.
ICredentialProvider

Exposes methods used in the setup and manipulation of a credential provider. All credential providers must implement this interface.
ICredentialProviderCredential

Exposes methods that enable the handling of a credential.
ICredentialProviderCredential2

Extends the ICredentialProviderCredential interface by adding a method that retrieves the security identifier (SID) of a user. The credential is associated with that user and can be grouped under the user's tile.
ICredentialProviderCredentialEvents

Provides an asynchronous callback mechanism used by a credential to notify it of state or text change events in the Logon UI or Credential UI.
ICredentialProviderCredentialEvents2

Extends the ICredentialProviderCredentialEvents interface by adding methods that enable batch updating of fields in theLogon UI or Credential UI.
ICredentialProviderCredentialWithFieldOptions

Provides a method that enables the credential provider framework to determine whether you've made a customization to a field's option in a logon or credential UI.
ICredentialProviderEvents

Provides an asynchronous callback mechanism used by a credential provider to notify it of changes in the list of credentials or their fields.
ICredentialProviderFilter

Used to dynamically filter credential providers based on information available at runtime.
ICredentialProviderSetUserArray

Provides a method that enables a credential provider to receive the set of users that will be shown in the logon or credential UI.
ICredentialProviderUser

Provides methods used to retrieve certain properties of an individual user included in a logon or credential UI.
ICredentialProviderUserArray

Represents the set of users that will appear in the logon or credential UI. This information enables the credential provider to enumerate the set to retrieve property information about each user to populate fields or filter the set.
ICurrentItem

Obtained by calling IShellFolder::BindToObject for an item. If the item represents a snapshot of an item at a previous time, this interface will obtain the current version of the item.
ICurrentWorkingDirectory

Exposes methods that enable a client to retrieve or set an object's current working directory.
ICustomDestinationList

Exposes methods that allow an application to provide a custom Jump List, including destinations and tasks, for display in the taskbar.
IDataObjectAsyncCapability

Enables interfaces that are usually synchronous to function asynchronously.
IDataObjectProvider

Provides methods that enable you to set or retrieve a DataPackage object's IDataObject interface, which the DataPackage uses to support interoperability. The DataPackage object is used by an app to provide data to another app.
IDataTransferManagerInterop

Enables access to DataTransferManager methods in a Windows Store app that manages multiple windows.
IDefaultExtractIconInit

Exposes methods to set default icons associated with an object.
IDefaultFolderMenuInitialize

Provides methods used to get and set shortcut menu information. This information is the same as that provided to SHCreateDefaultContextMenu through the DEFCONTEXTMENU structure.
IDefViewFrame

Used only for its IUnknown functionality. It has no methods of its own.
IDelayedPropertyStoreFactory

Exposes a method to create a specified IPropertyStore object in circumstances where property access is potentially slow.
IDelegateFolder

Exposes a method through which a delegate folder is given the IMalloc interface required to allocate and free item IDs.
IDelegateItem

Used to obtain the immediately underlying representation of an item's path.
IDeskBand

Used to obtain information about a band object.
IDeskBand2

Exposes methods to enable and query translucency effects in a deskband object.
IDeskBandInfo

Exposes a method for getting the default Desk Band bandwidth.
IDeskBar

Exposes methods that enable desk bar manipulation.
IDesktopGadget

Exposes a method that allows the programmatic addition of an installed gadget to the user's desktop.
IDesktopWallpaper

. (IDesktopWallpaper)
IDestinationStreamFactory

Exposes a method for manually copying a stream or file before applying changes to properties.
IDisplayItem

Exposes methods that find a version of the current item to be used to get display properties, such as the item name, that will be displayed in the UI.
IDockingWindow

Exposes methods that notify the docking window object of changes, including showing, hiding, and impending removal. This interface is implemented by window objects that can be docked within the border space of a Windows Explorer window.
IDockingWindowFrame

Exposes methods that support the addition of IDockingWindow objects to a frame. Implemented by the browser.
IDockingWindowSite

Exposes methods that manage the border space for one or more IDockingWindow objects. This interface is implemented by the browser and is similar to the IOleInPlaceUIWindow interface.
IDocViewSite

Used as a site object by the IShellView interface.
IDragSourceHelper

Exposed by the Shell to allow an application to specify the image that will be displayed during a Shell drag-and-drop operation.
IDragSourceHelper2

Exposes a method that adds functionality to IDragSourceHelper. This method sets the characteristics of a drag-and-drop operation over an IDragSourceHelper object.
IDropTargetHelper

Exposes methods that allow drop targets to display a drag image while the image is over the target window.
IDynamicHWHandler

Called by AutoPlay. Exposes methods that get dynamic information regarding a registered handler prior to displaying it to the user.
IEnumAssocHandlers

Exposes a method that allows enumeration of a collection of handlers associated with particular file name extensions.
IEnumerableView

Exposes methods that enumerate the contents of a view and receive notification from callback upon enumeration completion. This interface enables clients of a view to attempt to share the view's list of folder contents.
IEnumExplorerCommand

Provided by an IExplorerCommandProvider. This interface contains the enumeration of commands to be put into the command bar.
IEnumExtraSearch

A standard OLE enumerator used by a client to determine the available search objects for a folder.
IEnumFullIDList

Exposes a standard set of methods that enumerate the pointers to item identifier lists (PIDLs) of the items in a Shell folder.
IEnumIDList

Exposes a standard set of methods used to enumerate the pointers to item identifier lists (PIDLs) of the items in a Shell folder.
IEnumObjects

Exposes methods to enumerate unknown objects.
IEnumPublishedApps

Exposes methods that enumerate published applications to Add/Remove Programs in the Control Panel. The object exposing this interface is requested through IAppPublisher::EnumApps.
IEnumReadyCallback

Exposes methods that enable the view to notify the implementer when the enumeration has completed.
IEnumResources

Exposes resource enumeration methods.
IEnumShellItems

Exposes enumeration of IShellItem interfaces. This interface is typically obtained by calling the IEnumShellItems method.
IEnumSyncMgrConflict

Exposes conflict enumeration methods.
IEnumSyncMgrEvents

Exposes sync event enumeration methods.
IEnumSyncMgrSyncItems

Exposes methods that enumerate the sync item objects managed by the handler.
IExecuteCommand

Exposes methods that set a given state or parameter related to the command verb, as well as a method to invoke that verb.
IExecuteCommandApplicationHostEnvironment

Provides a single method that enables an application to determine whether its host is in desktop or immersive mode.
IExecuteCommandHost

Provides a method that enables an IExplorerCommand-based Shell verb handler to query the UI mode of the host component from which the application was invoked.
IExpDispSupport

Deprecated. Exposes methods that allow the retrieval of properties, translation of keyboard accelerators, and determination of a connection point for certain events. (IExpDispSupport)
IExpDispSupportXP

Deprecated. Exposes methods that allow the retrieval of properties, translation of keyboard accelerators, and determination of a connection point for certain events. (IExpDispSupportXP)
IExplorerBrowser

IExplorerBrowser is a browser object that can be either navigated or that can host a view of a data object. As a full-featured browser object, it also supports an automatic travel log.
IExplorerBrowserEvents

Exposes methods for notification of Explorer browser navigation and view creation events.
IExplorerCommand

Exposes methods that get the command appearance, enumerate subcommands, or invoke the command.
IExplorerCommandProvider

Exposes methods to create Explorer commands and command enumerators.
IExplorerCommandState

Exposes a single method that allows retrieval of the command state.
IExplorerPaneVisibility

Used in Windows Explorer by an IShellFolder implementation to give suggestions to the view about what panes are visible.
IExtractIconA

Exposes methods that allow a client to retrieve the icon that is associated with one of the objects in a folder. (ANSI)
IExtractIconW

Exposes methods that allow a client to retrieve the icon that is associated with one of the objects in a folder. (Unicode)
IExtractImage

Exposes methods that request a thumbnail image from a Shell folder.
IExtractImage2

Extends the capabilities of IExtractImage.
IFileDialog

Exposes methods that initialize, show, and get results from the common file dialog.
IFileDialog2

Extends the IFileDialog interface by providing methods that allow the caller to name a specific, restricted location that can be browsed in the common file dialog as well as to specify alternate text to display as a label on the Cancel button.
IFileDialogControlEvents

Exposes methods that allow an application to be notified of events that are related to controls that the application has added to a common file dialog.
IFileDialogCustomize

Exposes methods that allow an application to add controls to a common file dialog.
IFileDialogEvents

Exposes methods that allow notification of events within a common file dialog.
IFileIsInUse

Exposes methods that can be called to get information on or close a file that is in use by another application.
IFileOpenDialog

Extends the IFileDialog interface by adding methods specific to the open dialog.
IFileOperation

Exposes methods to copy, move, rename, create, and delete Shell items as well as methods to provide progress and error dialogs. This interface replaces the SHFileOperation function.
IFileOperationProgressSink

Exposes methods that provide a rich notification system used by callers of IFileOperation to monitor the details of the operations they are performing through that interface.
IFileSaveDialog

Extends the IFileDialog interface by adding methods specific to the save dialog, which include those that provide support for the collection of metadata to be persisted with the file.
IFileSyncMergeHandler

. (IFileSyncMergeHandler)
IFileSystemBindData

Exposes methods that store file system information for optimizing calls to IShellFolder::ParseDisplayName.
IFileSystemBindData2

Extends IFileSystemBindData, which stores file system information for optimizing calls to IShellFolder::ParseDisplayName. This interface adds the ability set or get file ID or junction class identifier (CLSID).
IFileViewerA

Exposes methods that designate an interface that allows a registered file viewer to be notified when it must show or print a file. (ANSI)
IFileViewerSite

Exposes methods that designate an interface that allows a file viewer to retrieve the handle to the current pinned window, or to set a new pinned window.
IFileViewerW

Exposes methods that designate an interface that allows a registered file viewer to be notified when it must show or print a file. (Unicode)
IFolderBandPriv

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

Exposed by a client to specify how to filter the enumeration of a Shell folder by a server application.
IFolderFilterSite

Exported by a host to allow clients to specify how to filter a Shell folder enumeration.
IFolderView

Exposes methods that retrieve information about a folder's display options, select specified items in that folder, and set the folder's view mode. (IFolderView)
IFolderView2

Exposes methods that retrieve information about a folder's display options, select specified items in that folder, and set the folder's view mode. (IFolderView2)
IFolderViewHost

Exposes a method that hosts an IFolderView object in a window.
IFolderViewOptions

Exposes methods that allow control of folder view options specific to the Windows 7 and later views.
IFolderViewSettings

Exposes methods to obtain folder view settings.
IFrameworkInputPane

Provides methods that enable apps to be informed of state changes and location for the input pane.
IFrameworkInputPaneHandler

Enables an app to be notified when the input pane (the on-screen keyboard or handwriting panel) is being shown or hidden. This allows the app window to adjust its display so that no input areas (such as a text box) are obscured by the input pane.
IHandlerActivationHost

. (IHandlerActivationHost)
IHandlerInfo

Supplies methods that provide information about the handler to methods of the IHandlerActivationHost interface.
IHomeGroup

Exposes methods that determine a computer's HomeGroup membership status and display the sharing wizard.
IHWEventHandler

Called by AutoPlay to implement the handling of registered media types.
IHWEventHandler2

Extends the IHWEventHandler interface to address User Account Control (UAC) elevation for device handlers.
IIdentityName

Exposes methods to compare two items to see if they are the same.
IImageRecompress

Exposes a method that recompress images.
IInitializeCommand

Exposes a single method used to initialize objects that implement IExplorerCommandState, IExecuteCommand or IDropTarget with the application-specified command name and its registered properties.
IInitializeWithBindCtx

Exposes a method that initializes a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with a bind context.
IInitializeWithFile

Exposes a method to initialize a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with a file path.
IInitializeWithItem

Exposes a method used to initialize a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with an IShellItem.
IInitializeWithPropertyStore

Exposes a method that initializes a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with a property store.
IInitializeWithStream

Exposes a method that initializes a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with a stream.
IInitializeWithWindow

Exposes a method through which a client can provide an owner window to a Windows Runtime object used in a desktop application.
IInputObject

Exposes methods that change UI activation and process accelerators for a user input object contained in the Shell.
IInputObject2

Exposes a method that extends IInputObject by handling global accelerators.
IInputObjectSite

Exposes a method that is used to communicate focus changes for a user input object contained in the Shell.
IInputPanelConfiguration

Provides functionality for desktop apps to opt in to the focus tracking mechanism used in Windows Store apps.
IInputPanelInvocationConfiguration

Enables Windows Store apps to opt out of the automatic invocation behavior.
IInsertItem

IInsertItem may be altered or unavailable.
IIOCancelInformation

Exposes methods for posting a cancel window message to the process thread from the Progress Dialog.
IItemNameLimits

Retrieves a list of valid and invalid characters or the maximum length of a name in the namespace. Use this interface for validation parsing and translation.
IKnownFolder

Exposes methods that allow an application to retrieve information about a known folder's category, type, GUID, pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) value, redirection capabilities, and definition.
IKnownFolderManager

Exposes methods that create, enumerate or manage existing known folders.
ILaunchSourceAppUserModelId

Provides a method for retrieving an AppUserModelId.
ILaunchSourceViewSizePreference

Provides methods for retrieving information about the source application.
ILaunchTargetMonitor

. (ILaunchTargetMonitor)
ILaunchTargetViewSizePreference

Provides a method for retrieving the preferred view size for a new application window.
IMenuBand

Exposes methods that allow a Component Object Model (COM) object to receive and translate appropriate messages.
IMenuPopup

IMenuPopup may be altered or unavailable.
IModalWindow

Exposes a method that represents a modal window. This interface is used in the Windows XP Passport Wizard.
INamedPropertyBag

Exposes methods that provide an object with a specified property bag in which the object can save its properties.
INamedPropertyStore

Exposes methods that get and set named properties.
INameSpaceTreeAccessible

Exposes methods that perform accessibility actions on a Shell item from a namespace tree control.
INameSpaceTreeControl

Exposes methods used to view and manipulate nodes in a tree of Shell items.
INameSpaceTreeControl2

Extends the INameSpaceTreeControl interface by providing methods that get and set the display styles of treeview controls for use with Shell namespace items.
INameSpaceTreeControlCustomDraw

Exposes methods that enable the user to draw a custom namespace tree control and its items.
INameSpaceTreeControlDropHandler

Exposes handler methods for drag-and-drop.
INameSpaceTreeControlEvents

Exposes methods for handling INameSpaceTreeControl events.
INameSpaceTreeControlFolderCapabilities

Exposes a single method that retrieves the status of a folder's System.IsPinnedToNameSpaceTree filtering support.
INamespaceWalk

Exposes methods that walk a namespace from a given root node. The depth of the walk is specified and an optional array is returned containing the IDs of all nodes walked.
INamespaceWalkCB

A callback interface exposing methods used with INamespaceWalk.
INamespaceWalkCB2

Extends INamespaceWalkCB with a method that is required in order to complete a namespace walk. This method removes data collected during the walk.
INewMenuClient

Exposes methods that allow manipulation of items in a Windows 7 menu.
INewShortcutHookA

Exposes methods to create a new Internet shortcut. (ANSI)
INewShortcutHookW

Exposes methods to create a new Internet shortcut. (Unicode)
INewWindowManager

Exposes a method that determines whether a window that is launched by another window should be displayed or blocked, allowing control of pop-up windows.
INotifyReplica

Exposes a method that provides an object's creator with the means to notify the object that it may be subject to subsequent reconciliation. The briefcase reconciler is responsible for implementing this interface.
IObjectArray

Exposes methods that enable clients to access items in a collection of objects that support IUnknown.
IObjectCollection

Extends the IObjectArray interface by providing methods that enable clients to add and remove objects that support IUnknown in a collection.
IObjectProvider

Exposes a method to discover objects that are named with a GUID from another object. Unlike QueryService this interface will not delegate its functionality on to other objects.
IObjectWithAppUserModelID

Exposes methods that allow implementers of a custom IAssocHandler object to provide access to its explicit Application User Model ID (AppUserModelID).
IObjectWithBackReferences

Provides a method for interacting with back references held by an object.
IObjectWithCancelEvent

Not supported.Supplies a caller with an event that will be signaled by the called object to denote cancellation of a task.
IObjectWithFolderEnumMode

Exposes methods that get and set enumeration modes of a parsed item.
IObjectWithProgID

Exposes methods that provide access to the ProgID associated with an object.
IObjectWithPropertyKey

Exposes methods for getting and setting the property key.
IObjectWithSelection

Exposes methods that get or set selected items represented by a Shell item array.
IObjMgr

Exposes methods that allow a client to append or remove an object from a collection of objects managed by a server object.
IOpenControlPanel

Exposes methods that retrieve the view state of the Control Panel, the path of individual Control Panel items, and that open either the Control Panel itself or an individual Control Panel item.
IOpenSearchSource

Exposes a method to get search results from a custom client-side OpenSearch data source.
IOperationsProgressDialog

Exposes methods to get, set, and query a progress dialog.
IPackageDebugSettings

Enables debugger developers to control the life cycle of a Windows Store app, such as suspending or resuming.
IPackageExecutionStateChangeNotification

Enables receiving package state-change notifications during Windows Store app debugging.
IParentAndItem

Exposes methods that get and set the parent and the parent's child ID. While IParentAndItem is typically implemented on IShellItems, it is not specific to IShellItem.
IParseAndCreateItem

IParseAndCreateItem interface
IPersistFolder

Exposes a method that initializes Shell folder objects.
IPersistFolder2

Exposes methods that obtain information from Shell folder objects.
IPersistFolder3

Extends the IPersistFolder and IPersistFolder2 interfaces by allowing a folder object to implement nondefault handling of folder shortcuts.
IPersistIDList

Exposes methods that are used to persist item identifier lists.
IPersistSerializedPropStorage

Exposes methods to persist serialized property storage data for later use and to restore persisted data to a new property store instance. (IPersistSerializedPropStorage)
IPersistSerializedPropStorage2

Exposes methods to persist serialized property storage data for later use and to restore persisted data to a new property store instance. (IPersistSerializedPropStorage2)
IPreviewHandler

Exposes methods for the display of rich previews.
IPreviewHandlerFrame

Enables preview handlers to pass keyboard shortcuts to the host. This interface retrieves a list of keyboard shortcuts and directs the host to handle a keyboard shortcut.
IPreviewHandlerVisuals

Exposes methods for applying color and font information to preview handlers.
IPreviewItem

Identifies an item that will be shown in the preview pane.
IPreviousVersionsInfo

Exposes a method that checks for previous versions of server files or folders, stored for the purpose of reversion by the shadow copies technology provided with Windows Server 2003.
IProfferService

Exposes a general mechanism for objects to offer services to other objects on the same host.
IProgressDialog

Exposes methods that provide options for an application to display a progress dialog box.
IPublishedApp

Exposes methods that represent applications to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.
IPublishedApp2

Extends the IPublishedApp interface by providing an additional installation method.
IPublishingWizard

Exposes methods for working with the Online Print Wizard, the Web Publishing Wizard, and the Add Network Place Wizard. In Windows Vista, IPublishingWizard no longer supports the Web Publishing Wizard or Online Print Wizard.
IQueryAssociations

Exposes methods that simplify the process of retrieving information stored in the registry in association with defining a file type or protocol and associating it with an application.
IQueryCancelAutoPlay

Exposes a method that programmatically overrides AutoPlay or AutoRun. This allows you to customize the location and type of content that is launched when media is inserted.
IQueryCodePage

Gets and sets the numeric value (Code Page identifier) of the ANSI code page.
IQueryContinue

Exposes a method that provides a simple, standard mechanism for objects to query a client for permission to continue an operation.
IQueryContinueWithStatus

Exposes methods that provide a standard mechanism for credential providers to call QueryContinue while attempting to connect to the network to determine if they should continue these attempts.
IQueryInfo

Exposes methods that the Shell uses to retrieve flags and info tip information for an item that resides in an IShellFolder implementation. Info tips are usually displayed inside a tooltip control.
IRegTreeItem

Exposes methods that retrieve and set the state of items in a tree-view control that have the Tree-View Control Window Styles flag set.
IRelatedItem

Exposes methods that derive related items with specific relationships.
IRemoteComputer

Exposes a method that enumerates or initializes a namespace extension when it is invoked on a remote object. This interface is used, for example, to initialize the remote printers virtual folder.
IResolveShellLink

Exposes a method that enables an application to request that a Shell folder object resolve a link for one of its items.
IResultsFolder

Exposes methods that hold items from a data object.
IRunnableTask

A free-threaded interface that can be exposed by an object to allow operations to be performed on a background thread.
ISearchBoxInfo

Exposes methods that allow the caller to retrieve information entered into a search box.
ISearchContext

Exposes methods that channel customization information to the search hooks.
ISearchFolderItemFactory

Exposes methods that create and modify search folders.
ISharedBitmap

Exposes memory-efficient methods for accessing bitmaps. This interface is used as a thin wrapper around HBITMAP objects, allowing those objects to be reference counted and protected from having their underlying data changed.
ISharingConfigurationManager

Exposes methods that set and retrieve information about a computer's default sharing settings for the Users (C:\Users) or Public (C:\Users\Public) folder. Also exposes a set of methods that allow control of printer sharing.
IShellApp

Exposes methods that provide general information about an application to the Add/Remove Programs Application.
IShellBrowser

Implemented by hosts of Shell views (objects that implement IShellView). Exposes methods that provide services for the view it is hosting and other objects that run in the context of the Explorer window.
IShellChangeNotify

Exposes a method that notifies a Shell namespace extension when the ID of an item has changed.
IShellDetails

Exposed by Shell folders to provide detailed information about the items in a folder.
IShellExtInit

Exposes a method that initializes Shell extensions for property sheets, shortcut menus, and drag-and-drop handlers (extensions that add items to shortcut menus during nondefault drag-and-drop operations).
IShellFolder

Exposed by all Shell namespace folder objects, its methods are used to manage folders.
IShellFolder2

Extends the capabilities of IShellFolder. Its methods provide a variety of information about the contents of a Shell folder.
IShellFolderBand

IShellFolderBand may be altered or unavailable.
IShellFolderView

Exposes methods that manipulate Shell folder views.
IShellFolderViewCB

Exposes a method that allows communication between Windows Explorer and a folder view implemented using the system folder view object (the IShellView object returned through SHCreateShellFolderView) so that the folder view can be notified of events and modify its view accordingly.
IShellFolderViewDual

Exposes methods that modify the view and select items in the current folder. (IShellFolderViewDual)
IShellFolderViewDual2

Exposes methods that modify the view and select items in the current folder. (IShellFolderViewDual2)
IShellFolderViewDual3

Exposes methods that modify the current folder view.
IShellIcon

Exposes a method that obtains an icon index for an IShellFolder object.
IShellIconOverlay

Exposes methods that are used by a namespace extension to specify icon overlays for the objects it contains.
IShellIconOverlayIdentifier

Exposes methods that handle all communication between icon overlay handlers and the Shell.
IShellIconOverlayManager

IShellIconOverlayManager may be altered or unavailable.
IShellImageData

Exposes methods and properties that display, manipulate, and describe image data.
IShellImageDataAbort

Exposes a single method used to abort IShellImageData processes.
IShellImageDataFactory

Exposes methods that create IShellImageData instances based on various image sources.
IShellImageStore

Deprecated. Exposes methods that manipulate the image cache.
IShellItem

Exposes methods that retrieve information about a Shell item. IShellItem and IShellItem2 are the preferred representations of items in any new code.
IShellItem2

Extends IShellItem with methods that retrieve various property values of the item. IShellItem and IShellItem2 are the preferred representations of items in any new code.
IShellItemArray

Exposes methods that create and manipulate Shell item arrays.
IShellItemFilter

Exposed by a client to specify how to filter the enumeration of a Shell item by a server application.
IShellItemImageFactory

Exposes a method to return either icons or thumbnails for Shell items. If no thumbnail or icon is available for the requested item, a per-class icon may be provided from the Shell.
IShellItemResources

Exposes methods to manipulate and query Shell item resources.
IShellLibrary

Exposes methods for creating and managing libraries.
IShellLinkA

Exposes methods that create, modify, and resolve Shell links. (ANSI)
IShellLinkDataList

Exposes methods that allow an application to attach extra data blocks to a Shell link. These methods add, copy, or remove data blocks.
IShellLinkW

Exposes methods that create, modify, and resolve Shell links. (Unicode)
IShellMenu

Exposes methods that interact with Shell menus such as the Start menu, and the Favorites menu.
IShellMenuCallback

A callback interface that exposes a method that receives messages from a menu band.
IShellPropSheetExt

Exposes methods that allow a property sheet handler to add or replace pages in the property sheet displayed for a file object.
IShellRunDll

Not supported. (IShellRunDll)
IShellService

Deprecated. IShellService Exposes one method that declares ownership when a service component implementing a certain interface is shared among multiple clients, such as Windows Internet Explorer and Windows Explorer.
IShellTaskScheduler

IShellTaskScheduler may be altered or unavailable.
IShellView

Exposes methods that present a view in the Windows Explorer or folder windows.
IShellView2

Extends the capabilities of IShellView.
IShellView3

Extends the capabilities of IShellView2 by providing a method to replace IShellView2::CreateViewWindow2.
IShellWindows

Provides access to the collection of open Shell windows.
IStartMenuPinnedList

Exposes a method that unpins an application shortcut from the Start menu or the taskbar.
IStorageProviderHandler

Retrieves the IStorageProviderPropertyHandler associated with a specific file or folder.
IStorageProviderPropertyHandler

Provides a collection of properties associated with a file or folder.
IStreamAsync

Exposes methods to manage input/output (I/O) to an asynchronous stream.
IStreamUnbufferedInfo

Exposes a method that determines the sector size as an aid to byte alignment.
ISuspensionDependencyManager

. (ISuspensionDependencyManager)
ISyncMgrConflict

Exposes methods that provide information about a conflict retrieved from a conflict store, and allows the conflict to be resolved.
ISyncMgrConflictFolder

Exposes a method that gets the conflict ID list for a conflict object.
ISyncMgrConflictItems

Exposes methods that get conflict item data and item count.
ISyncMgrConflictPresenter

Exposes a method that presents a conflict to the user.
ISyncMgrConflictResolutionItems

Exposes methods that get item info and item count.
ISyncMgrConflictResolveInfo

Exposes methods that get and set information about sync manager conflict resolution.
ISyncMgrConflictStore

Exposes methods that allow a handler to provide conflicts that appear in the Conflicts folder.
ISyncMgrControl

Exposes methods that allow an application or handler to start or stop a synchronization, notify Sync Center of changes to the set of handlers or items, or notify of changes to property values.
ISyncMgrEnumItems

Exposes methods that enumerate through an array of SYNCMGRITEM structures.
ISyncMgrEvent

Exposes methods that retrieve data from an event store. An event store allows Sync Center to get an enumerator of all events in the store, as well as to retrieve individual events.
ISyncMgrEventLinkUIOperation

Provides a method that is called when event links are clicked in the sync results folder.
ISyncMgrEventStore

Exposes methods that allow a handler to provide its own event store and manage its own sync events, instead of using the default Sync Center event store. These events are displayed in the Sync Results folder.
ISyncMgrHandler

Exposes methods that make up the primary interface implemented by a sync handler.
ISyncMgrHandlerCollection

Exposes methods that provide an enumerator of sync handler IDs and instantiate those sync handlers.
ISyncMgrHandlerInfo

Exposes methods that allow a handler to provide property and state information to Sync Center.
ISyncMgrRegister

Exposes methods so that an application can register with the synchronization manager. This can be achieved either through the ISyncMgrRegister interface or by registering directly in the registry.
ISyncMgrResolutionHandler

Exposes methods that manage synchronizing conflicts. Implement this interface to construct a sync conflict handler. The conflict resolution user interface (UI) will call this interface to resolve the conflict presented to the user.
ISyncMgrScheduleWizardUIOperation

Exposes a method that allows a handler to display the sync schedule wizard for the handler.
ISyncMgrSessionCreator

Exposes a single method through which a handler or external application can notify Sync Center that synchronization has begun, as well as report progress and events.
ISyncMgrSyncCallback

Exposes methods that allow a synchronization process to report progress and events to Sync Center, or to query whether the process has been canceled.
ISyncMgrSynchronize

Exposes methods that enable the registered application or service to receive notifications from the synchronization manager.
ISyncMgrSynchronizeCallback

Exposes methods that manage the synchronization process.
ISyncMgrSynchronizeInvoke

Exposes methods that enable a registered application to invoke the synchronization manager to update items.
ISyncMgrSyncItem

Exposes methods that act on and retrieve information from a single sync item, allowing handlers to manage sync items as independent objects.
ISyncMgrSyncItemContainer

Exposes methods that provide information to handlers about the items they contain.
ISyncMgrSyncItemInfo

Exposes methods that provide property and state information for a single sync item.
ISyncMgrSyncResult

Exposes a method that applications calling ISyncMgrControl can use to get the result of a ISyncMgrControl::StartHandlerSync or ISyncMgrControl::StartItemSync call.
ISyncMgrUIOperation

Exposes a method through which a sync handler or sync item can display a UI object when requested to do so by Sync Center.
ITaskbarList

Exposes methods that control the taskbar. It allows you to dynamically add, remove, and activate items on the taskbar.
ITaskbarList2

Extends the ITaskbarList interface by exposing a method to mark a window as a full-screen display.
ITaskbarList3

Extends ITaskbarList2 by exposing methods that support the unified launching and switching taskbar button functionality added in Windows 7.
ITaskbarList4

Extends ITaskbarList3 by providing a method that allows the caller to control two property values for the tab thumbnail and peek feature.
IThumbnailCache

Exposes methods for a system thumbnail cache that is shared across applications.
IThumbnailCachePrimer

. (IThumbnailCachePrimer)
IThumbnailCapture

Exposes a method that obtains a thumbnail representation of an HTML wallpaper.
IThumbnailHandlerFactory

Exposes a method for retrieving the thumbnail handler of an item. Implement this interface if you want to specify what extractor is used for a child IDList.
IThumbnailProvider

Exposes a method for getting a thumbnail image and is intended to be implemented for thumbnail handlers. The object that implements this interface must also implement IInitializeWithStream.
IThumbnailSettings

Provides a method that enables a thumbnail provider to determine the user context of a thumbnail request.
IThumbnailStreamCache

Gets or sets the thumbnail stream. This interface is for internal use only and can only be called by the photos application.
ITrackShellMenu

Exposes methods that extend the IShellMenu interface by providing the ability to coordinate toolbar buttons with a menu as well as display a pop-up menu.
ITranscodeImage

Exposes a method that allows conversion to JPEG or bitmap (BMP) image formats from any image type supported by Windows.
ITransferAdviseSink

Exposes methods supporting status collection and failure information.
ITransferDestination

Exposes methods that create a destination Shell item for a copy or move operation. This interface is provided to allow more control over file operations by providing an ITransferDestination::Advise method.
ITransferMediumItem

Used by a copy engine to get the item on which to call QueryInterface to return a pointer to interface ITransferDestination or interface ITransferSource. These interfaces can be queried and enumerated for copy, move, or delete operations.
ITransferSource

Exposes methods to manipulate IShellItem, including copy, move, recycle, and others. This interface is offered to provide more control over file operations by providing an ITransferSource::Advise method.
ITravelEntry

Deprecated. Exposes methods to identify, invoke, and update an individual item in the browser's travel history.
ITravelLog

Deprecated. Exposes methods that maintain and manipulate a record of travel in the browser.
ITrayDeskBand

Exposes methods that show, hide, and query deskbands.
IUpdateIDList

Provides a method to update the ITEMIDLIST of the child of a folder object.
IURLSearchHook

Exposes a method that is used by the browser to translate the address of an unknown URL protocol.
IURLSearchHook2

Exposes a method that is used by the browser to translate the address of an unknown URL protocol by using a search context object.
IUserAccountChangeCallback

Exposes a method which is called when the picture that represents a user account is changed.
IUserNotification

Exposes methods that set notification information and then display that notification to the user in a balloon that appears in conjunction with the notification area of the taskbar. (IUserNotification)
IUserNotification2

Exposes methods that set notification information and then display that notification to the user in a balloon that appears in conjunction with the notification area of the taskbar. (IUserNotification2)
IUserNotificationCallback

Exposes a method for the handling of a mouse click or shortcut menu access in a notification balloon. Used with IUserNotification2::Show.
IUseToBrowseItem

This interface is not supported. Do not use.
IViewStateIdentityItem

Provides a canonical persistence item, an item for which view customizations will be remembered.
IVirtualDesktopManager

Exposes methods that enable an application to interact with groups of windows that form virtual workspaces.
IVisualProperties

Exposes methods that set and get visual properties.
IWebWizardExtension

Extends the IWizardExtension interface by exposing methods to set the wizard extension's initial URL, and a specific URL in case of an error.
IWizardExtension

Used by wizards such as the Web Publishing Wizard and Online Print Ordering Wizard which host server-side content pages. This interface exposes methods to specify supported extension pages and to navigate into and out of those pages.
IWizardSite

Exposes methods used by a wizard extension to navigate the borders between itself and the rest of the wizard.

Structures

 
AASHELLMENUFILENAME

A variable-size structure that contains information about a menu file name.
AASHELLMENUITEM

Contains information about a menu item. (AASHELLMENUITEM)
APPBARDATA

Contains information about a system appbar message.
APPCATEGORYINFO

Provides application category information to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel. The APPCATEGORYINFOLIST structure is used create a complete list of categories for an application publisher.
APPCATEGORYINFOLIST

Provides a list of supported application categories from an application publisher to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.
APPINFODATA

Provides information about a published application to the Add/Remove Programs Control Panel utility.
ASSOCIATIONELEMENT

Defines information used by AssocCreateForClasses to retrieve an IQueryAssociations interface for a given file association.
AUTO_SCROLL_DATA

AUTO_SCROLL_DATA may be altered or unavailable.
BANDINFOSFB

Contains information about a folder band. This structure is used with the IShellFolderBand::GetBandInfoSFB and IShellFolderBand::SetBandInfoSFB methods.
BANDSITEINFO

Contains information about a band site. This structure is used with the IBandSite::GetBandSiteInfo and IBandSite::SetBandSiteInfo methods.
BASEBROWSERDATALH

Contains protected members of the base class. BASEBROWSERDATA defines the browser state and is used with IBrowserService2::GetBaseBrowserData and IBrowserService2::PutBaseBrowserData.B
BASEBROWSERDATAXP

Contains protected members of the base class. BASEBROWSERDATA defines the browser state and is used with IBrowserService2::GetBaseBrowserData and IBrowserService2::PutBaseBrowserData.B
BROWSEINFOA

Contains parameters for the SHBrowseForFolder function and receives information about the folder selected by the user. (ANSI)
BROWSEINFOW

Contains parameters for the SHBrowseForFolder function and receives information about the folder selected by the user. (Unicode)
CABINETSTATE

CABINETSTATE may be altered or unavailable.
CATEGORY_INFO

Contains category information. A component category is a group of logically-related Component Object Model (COM) classes that share a common category identifier (CATID).
CIDA

Used with the CFSTR_SHELLIDLIST clipboard format to transfer the pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL) of one or more Shell namespace objects.
CM_COLUMNINFO

Defines column information. Used by members of the IColumnManager interface.
CMINVOKECOMMANDINFO

Contains information needed by IContextMenu::InvokeCommand to invoke a shortcut menu command.
CMINVOKECOMMANDINFOEX

Contains extended information about a shortcut menu command. This structure is an extended version of CMINVOKECOMMANDINFO that allows the use of Unicode values.
COMDLG_FILTERSPEC

Used generically to filter elements.
COMPONENT

Used by Windows 2000 to hold information about a component. This structure replaces the IE4COMPONENT structure.
COMPONENTSOPT

Contains the desktop item options.
COMPPOS

Holds information about a component's position and size.
COMPSTATEINFO

Used by Windows 2000 to hold information about a component's state.
CONFIRM_CONFLICT_ITEM

Defines conflict item structure.
CONFIRM_CONFLICT_RESULT_INFO

Defines conflict result information structure.
CPLINFO

Contains resource information and an application-defined value for a dialog box supported by a Control Panel application. (CPLINFO)
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_CREDENTIAL_SERIALIZATION

Contains details about a credential.
CREDENTIAL_PROVIDER_FIELD_DESCRIPTOR

Describes a single field in a credential. For example, a string or a user image.
CSFV

Used with the SHCreateShellFolderViewEx function.
DATABLOCK_HEADER

Serves as the header for some of the extra data structures used by IShellLinkDataList.
DEFCONTEXTMENU

Contains context menu information used by SHCreateDefaultContextMenu.
DELEGATEITEMID

Used by delegate folders in place of a standard ITEMIDLIST structure.
DESKBANDINFO

Receives information about a band object. This structure is used with the deprecated IDeskBand::GetBandInfo method.
DETAILSINFO

Contains detail information for a Shell folder item. Used with the SFVM_GETDETAILSOF notification.
DFMICS

Contains additional arguments used by DFM_INVOKECOMMANDEX.
DLLVERSIONINFO

Receives DLL-specific version information.
DLLVERSIONINFO2

Receives DLL-specific version information. It is used with the DllGetVersion function.
DROPDESCRIPTION

Describes the image and accompanying text for a drop object.
DROPFILES

Defines the CF_HDROP clipboard format. The data that follows is a double null-terminated list of file names.
EXP_DARWIN_LINK

Holds an extra data block used by IShellLinkDataList. It holds the link's Windows Installer ID.
EXP_PROPERTYSTORAGE

Stores information about the Shell link state. This structure is used for extra data sections that are tagged with EXP_PROPERTYSTORAGE_SIG.
EXP_SPECIAL_FOLDER

Holds an extra data block used by IShellLinkDataList. It holds special folder information.
EXP_SZ_LINK

Holds an extra data block used by IShellLinkDataList. It holds expandable environment strings for the icon or target.
EXTRASEARCH

Used by an IEnumExtraSearch enumerator object to return information on the search objects supported by a Shell Folder object.
FILE_ATTRIBUTES_ARRAY

Contains the clipboard format definition for CFSTR_FILE_ATTRIBUTES_ARRAY.
FILEDESCRIPTORA

Describes the properties of a file that is being copied by means of the clipboard during a Microsoft ActiveX drag-and-drop operation. (ANSI)
FILEDESCRIPTORW

Describes the properties of a file that is being copied by means of the clipboard during a Microsoft ActiveX drag-and-drop operation. (Unicode)
FILEGROUPDESCRIPTORA

Defines the CF_FILEGROUPDESCRIPTOR clipboard format. (ANSI)
FILEGROUPDESCRIPTORW

Defines the CF_FILEGROUPDESCRIPTOR clipboard format. (Unicode)
FOLDERSETDATA

Deprecated. Data used in IBrowserService2::GetFolderSetData.
FOLDERSETTINGS

Contains folder view information.
FVSHOWINFO

Contains information that the file viewer uses to display a file.
HELPINFO

Contains information about an item for which context-sensitive help has been requested.
HELPWININFOA

Contains the size and position of either a primary or secondary Help window. An application can set this information by calling the WinHelp function with the HELP_SETWINPOS value. (ANSI)
HELPWININFOW

Contains the size and position of either a primary or secondary Help window. An application can set this information by calling the WinHelp function with the HELP_SETWINPOS value. (Unicode)
IE4COMPONENT

Used by Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.0 and Microsoft Internet Explorer 4.01 to hold information about a component. With Windows 2000, it is replaced by the COMPONENT structure.
ITEMIDLIST

Contains a list of item identifiers.
ITEMSPACING

Stores the dimensions of the two possible sizes of icon spacing that are available for display:_small and large. Used by IShellFolderView::GetItemSpacing.
KNOWNFOLDER_DEFINITION

Defines the specifics of a known folder.
LOGFONTA

Defines the attributes of a font. (LOGFONTA)
LOGFONTA

Defines the attributes of a font. (LOGFONTA)
LOGFONTW

Defines the attributes of a font. (LOGFONTW)
LOGFONTW

Defines the attributes of a font. (LOGFONTW)
MULTIKEYHELPA

Specifies a keyword to search for and the keyword table to be searched by Windows Help. (ANSI)
MULTIKEYHELPW

Specifies a keyword to search for and the keyword table to be searched by Windows Help. (Unicode)
NC_ADDRESS

Contains information that describes a network address.
NEWCPLINFOA

Contains resource information and an application-defined value for a dialog box supported by a Control Panel application. (NEWCPLINFOA)
NEWCPLINFOW

Contains resource information and an application-defined value for a dialog box supported by a Control Panel application. (NEWCPLINFOW)
NOTIFYICONDATAA

Contains information that the system needs to display notifications in the notification area. Used by Shell_NotifyIcon. (ANSI)
NOTIFYICONDATAW

Contains information that the system needs to display notifications in the notification area. Used by Shell_NotifyIcon. (Unicode)
NOTIFYICONIDENTIFIER

Contains information used by Shell_NotifyIconGetRect to identify the icon for which to retrieve the bounding rectangle.
NRESARRAY

Defines the CF_NETRESOURCE clipboard format.
NSTCCUSTOMDRAW

Custom draw structure used by INameSpaceTreeControlCustomDraw methods.
NT_CONSOLE_PROPS

Holds an extra data block used by IShellLinkDataList. It holds console properties.
NT_FE_CONSOLE_PROPS

Holds an extra data block used by IShellLinkDataList. It holds the console's code page.
OPEN_PRINTER_PROPS_INFOA

Identifies a particular property sheet in a printer's property pages and whether that property sheet should be modal. Optionally used with the SHInvokePrinterCommand function. (ANSI)
OPEN_PRINTER_PROPS_INFOW

Identifies a particular property sheet in a printer's property pages and whether that property sheet should be modal. Optionally used with the SHInvokePrinterCommand function. (Unicode)
OPENASINFO

Stores information for the SHOpenWithDialog function.
OVERLAPPED

Contains information used in asynchronous (overlapped) input/output (I/O).
PARSEDURLA

Used by the ParseURL function to return the parsed URL. (ANSI)
PARSEDURLW

Used by the ParseURL function to return the parsed URL. (Unicode)
PERSIST_FOLDER_TARGET_INFO

Specifies a folder shortcut's target folder and its attributes. This structure is used by IPersistFolder3::GetFolderTargetInfo and IPersistFolder3::InitializeEx.
PREVIEWHANDLERFRAMEINFO

Accelerator table structure. Used by IPreviewHandlerFrame::GetWindowContext.
PROFILEINFOA

Contains information used when loading or unloading a user profile. (ANSI)
PROFILEINFOW

Contains information used when loading or unloading a user profile. (Unicode)
PUBAPPINFO

Provides information about a published application from an application publisher to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel.
QCMINFO

Contains information for merging menu items into Windows Explorer menus.
QITAB

Used by the QISearch function to describe a single interface.
SERIALIZEDPROPERTYVALUE

A range of memory of arbitrary type that represents a serialized PROPVARIANT structure.
SFV_CREATE

This structure is used with the SHCreateShellFolderView function.
SFV_SETITEMPOS

Stores position information for an item. Used with message SFVM_SETITEMPOS.
SFVM_HELPTOPIC_DATA

Contains the name of an HTML Help file and a topic in that file. Used with the SFVM_GETHELPTOPIC notification. This structure requires Unicode strings.
SFVM_PROPPAGE_DATA

Contains the details of a page to be added to an object's Properties sheet.
SHARDAPPIDINFO

Contains data used by SHAddToRecentDocs to identify both an item�in this case as an IShellItem�and the process that it is associated with.
SHARDAPPIDINFOIDLIST

Contains data used by SHAddToRecentDocs to identify both an item�in this case by an absolute pointer to an item identifier list (PIDL)�and the process that it is associated with.
SHARDAPPIDINFOLINK

Contains data used by SHAddToRecentDocs to identify both an item, in this case through an IShellLink, and the process that it is associated with.
SHChangeDWORDAsIDList

SHChangeDWORDAsIDList may be altered or unavailable.
SHChangeNotifyEntry

Contains and receives information for change notifications. This structure is used with the SHChangeNotifyRegister function and the SFVM_QUERYFSNOTIFY notification.
SHChangeProductKeyAsIDList

SHChangeProductKeyAsIDList structure
SHChangeUpdateImageIDList

SHChangeUpdateImageIDList may be altered or unavailable.
SHCOLUMNDATA

Contains information that identifies a particular file. It is used by IColumnProvider::GetItemData when requesting data for a particular file.
SHCOLUMNINFO

Contains information about the properties of a column. It is used by IColumnProvider::GetColumnInfo.
SHCOLUMNINIT

Passes initialization information to IColumnProvider::Initialize.
SHCREATEPROCESSINFOW

Contains the information needed by SHCreateProcessAsUserW to create a process.
SHDESCRIPTIONID

Receives item data in response to a call to SHGetDataFromIDList.
SHDRAGIMAGE

Contains the information needed to create a drag image.
SHELL_ITEM_RESOURCE

Defines Shell item resource.
SHELLDETAILS

Reports detailed information on an item in a Shell folder.
SHELLEXECUTEINFOA

Contains information used by ShellExecuteEx. (ANSI)
SHELLEXECUTEINFOW

Contains information used by ShellExecuteEx. (Unicode)
SHELLFLAGSTATE

Contains a set of flags that indicate the current Shell settings. This structure is used with the SHGetSettings function.
SHELLSTATEA

Contains settings for the Shell's state. This structure is used with the SHGetSetSettings function. (ANSI)
SHELLSTATEW

Contains settings for the Shell's state. This structure is used with the SHGetSetSettings function. (Unicode)
SHFILEINFOA

Contains information about a file object. (ANSI)
SHFILEINFOW

Contains information about a file object. (Unicode)
SHFILEOPSTRUCTA

Contains information that the SHFileOperation function uses to perform file operations. (ANSI)
SHFILEOPSTRUCTW

Contains information that the SHFileOperation function uses to perform file operations. (Unicode)
SHFOLDERCUSTOMSETTINGS

Holds custom folder settings. This structure is used with the SHGetSetFolderCustomSettings function.
SHITEMID

Defines an item identifier.
SHNAMEMAPPINGA

Contains the old and new path names for each file that was moved, copied, or renamed by the SHFileOperation function. (ANSI)
SHNAMEMAPPINGW

Contains the old and new path names for each file that was moved, copied, or renamed by the SHFileOperation function. (Unicode)
SHQUERYRBINFO

Contains the size and item count information retrieved by the SHQueryRecycleBin function.
SHSTOCKICONINFO

Receives information used to retrieve a stock Shell icon. This structure is used in a call SHGetStockIconInfo.
SLOWAPPINFO

Provides specialized application information to Add/Remove Programs in Control Panel. This structure is not applicable to published applications.
SMCSHCHANGENOTIFYSTRUCT

Contains information about change notification. It is used by IShellMenuCallback::CallbackSM.
SMDATA

Contains information from a menu band.
SMINFO

Contains information about an item from a menu band.
SOFTDISTINFO

Contains information about a software update.
SORTCOLUMN

Stores information about how to sort a column that is displayed in the folder view.
STRRET

Contains strings returned from the IShellFolder interface methods.
SV2CVW2_PARAMS

Holds the parameters for the IShellView2::CreateViewWindow2 method.
SYNCMGR_CONFLICT_ID_INFO

Describes conflict ID information structure.
SYNCMGRHANDLERINFO

Provides information about the handler for use in the ISyncMgrSynchronize::GetHandlerInfo method.
SYNCMGRITEM

Provides information about items being enumerated by the ISyncMgrEnumItems interface.
SYNCMGRLOGERRORINFO

Provides error information for use in the ISyncMgrSynchronizeCallback::LogError method.
SYNCMGRPROGRESSITEM

Provides status information while a synchronization is in progress. This structure is used with the ISyncMgrSynchronizeCallback::Progress method and corresponds to a single synchronization item.
TBINFO

Used with the SFVM_GETBUTTONINFO notification to specify the number of buttons to add to the toolbar, as well as how they're added.
THUMBBUTTON

Used by methods of the ITaskbarList3 interface to define buttons used in a toolbar embedded in a window's thumbnail representation.
TOOLBARITEM

Deprecated. Data used in IBrowserService2::_GetToolbarItem, IBrowserService2::v_MayGetNextToolbarFocus, and IBrowserService2::_SetFocus to define a toolbar item.
WALLPAPEROPT

Contains the wallpaper display options. Used with members of the IActiveDesktop interface.
WINDOWDATA

Stores window data.
WTS_THUMBNAILID

Contains a unique identifier for a thumbnail in the system thumbnail cache.