IFileDialog::GetCurrentSelection method

Gets the user's current selection in the dialog.

Syntax

HRESULT GetCurrentSelection(
  IShellItem **ppsi
);

Parameters

ppsi

Type: IShellItem**

The address of a pointer to the interface that represents the item currently selected in the dialog. This item can be a file or folder selected in the view window, or something that the user has entered into the dialog's edit box. The latter case may require a parsing operation (cancelable by the user) that blocks the current thread.

Return value

Type: HRESULT

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

Remarks

The calling application is responsible for releasing the retrieved IShellItem when it is no longer needed.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows Vista [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows Server 2008 [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shobjidl_core.h (include Shobjidl.h)

See also

IFileDialog

IFileDialog::GetResult