ShellFolderView.FocusedItem property

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

This property is read-only.

Syntax

objFocusedItem = ShellFolderView.FocusedItem

Property value

A variable of type IDispatch that receives the focused item object.

Remarks

FocusedItem can only be called on the local system. It will not work when run on a webpage over HTTP or UNC.

Examples

The following example shows the proper use of this method in JScript embedded in HTML.

<html>
<head>
<title></title>

<script language="JavaScript">
    function fnShellFolderViewFocusedItemJ()
    {
        var objFolderItem;
        
        objFolderItem = WebOC.Document.FocusedItem;
        if (objFolderItem != null)
        {
            alert("Got FolderItem object.");
        }
    }
    
    function fnLoad()
    {
        var webOC;
        
        webOC = document.all("WebOC");
        webOC.Navigate("C:\\");
    }
</script>

</head>
<body onload="fnLoad()">
<object id="WebOC"
        classid="clsid:8856F961-340A-11D0-A96B-00C04FD705A2"
        width=400
        height=400>
</object>
<br><br>
<INPUT id=FocusedItem 
       type=button 
       value=FocusedItem 
       name=FocusedItem 
       onclick="fnShellFolderViewFocusedItemJ()">
</body>
</html>

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Header
Shldisp.h
IDL
Shldisp.idl
DLL
Shell32.dll (version 4.71 or later)