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How to use this api with delphi?
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by:BlackDeath
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hi, seb24 -

look at question "Program Group",
http://www.experts-exchange.com/topics/comp/lang/delphi/Q.10076715

i posted an appropriate comment a few moments ago.

regards,

Black Death.
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by:Edo082297
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Hello Seb24

This API returns different a result depending on the parameters you supply. What exactly do you want to do?

Edo
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seb24

var
 idlist: PItemIDList;
 path: array[0..MAX_PATH] of Char;
begin
  SHGetSpecialFolderLocation(0, CSIDL_FONTS, idlist);
   SHGetPathFromIDList(idlist, Path);
    Result := Path;
end;

Check the win32 help file for all the availabel CSIDL stuff...

Later
BoRiS
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