IInitializeWithItem interface

Exposes a method used to initialize a handler, such as a property handler, thumbnail handler, or preview handler, with an IShellItem.


The IInitializeWithItem interface has these methods.

Method Description
IInitializeWithItem::Initialize Initializes a handler with an IShellItem.


Whenever possible, it is recommended that initialization be done through a stream using IInitializeWithStream. Benefits of this include increased security and stability.


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