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What is the best way to find out what functions are available in a DLL file?
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by:clifABB
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Select the file in Explorer and right click.
Select "Quick View"
The functions you can call are listed under the heading "Resident-Name Table (Exported Functions)"
This won't give you the parameters, though.
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by:timsick
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This isn'T enough... I need to know all the decleration information.
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by:clifABB
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Sorry, I had clicked answer, I meant to click comment.

About the only thing I can think of to get the full declaration info is to contact the company that created the DLL.
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Try to add a reference to the dll and use object browser to know  the sintax and arguments of the functions.
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by:mr_krishna
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Open that DLL in Win NT Explorer and right click then select Quick View to see the functions and all for a selected DLL.
For this you need Windows NT operating system.
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mr_krishna:
This is what I had said originally.  You don't need NT, Win95 or Win98 will do fine.  And even with NT, it still won't show you the parameters required.
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