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Drag and Drop at program start-up

Posted on 1999-01-11
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If I start my program by dragging a file onto its icon
how can I get hold of that file name from the OS?

(C++ Builder 2)

Ta Chris.
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The OS just appends the name of the file(s) onto the command line passed to the application.

In Delphi you would use paramcount and paramstr(). In BCB I suppose you use argv & argc.

Cheers,

Raymond.


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by:chrishart
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Thanks rwilson,

That sorted it. I did look in the help but couldn't find that at all its seems obviios now!

Cheers Chris.
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