Folder2.Self property

Contains the folder's FolderItem object.

This property is read-only.

Syntax

Self = Folder2.Self

Property value

The object that evaluates to the folder's FolderItem object.

Examples

The following example uses Self to retrieve the FolderItem for the C:\Windows folder. Proper usage is shown for JScript, VBScript, and Visual Basic.

JScript:

<script language="JScript">
    function fnFolder2ObjectSelfJ()
    {
        var objShell  = new ActiveXObject("shell.application");
        var objFolder2 = new Object;
        
        objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace("C:\\WINDOWS");
        if (objFolder2 != null)
        {
            var objFolderItem = new Object;
            
            objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self;
            if (objFolderItem != null)
            {
                //Add code here.
            }
        }
    }
</script>

VBScript:

<script language="VBScript">
    function fnFolder2ObjectSelfVB()
        dim objShell
        dim objFolder2

        set objShell = CreateObject("shell.application")
        set objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace("C:\WINDOWS")

        if (not objFolder2 is nothing) then
            dim objFolderItem
            
            set objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self

            if (not objFolderItem is nothing) then
                'Add code here.
            end if
        end if

        set objFolder2 = nothing
        set objShell = nothing
    end function
</script>

Visual Basic:

Private Sub btnFolder2Self_Click()
    Dim objShell   As Shell
    Dim objFolder2 As Folder2

    Set objShell = New Shell
    Set objFolder2 = objShell.NameSpace("C:\WINDOWS")

    If (Not objFolder2 Is Nothing) Then
        Dim objFolderItem As FolderItem
        
        Set objFolderItem = objFolder2.Self()

        If (Not objFolderItem Is Nothing) Then
            'Add code here.
        End If

        Set objFolderItem = Nothing
    End If

    Set objFolder2 = Nothing
    Set objShell = Nothing
End Sub

Requirements

Minimum supported client
Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server
Windows Server 2003 [desktop apps only]
Header
Shldisp.h
IDL
Shldisp.idl
DLL
Shell32.dll (version 5.0 or later)

See also

Folder2

Folder