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Temporary filenames

Posted on 2001-07-18
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Does anyone know if there is an API call that would return a unique temporary filename for use in the windows temp dir?

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by:kretzschmar
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guessing not,

just create one and lookup,
if there already one exists before using this name

but maybe there is an api

meikl ;-)

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bugroger earned 100 total points
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Hi,

Look at these functions:
 GetTempFilename, GetTempFileName32

GL
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by:neostudio
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Why not generating a string of 15 letters for example, name the file with this string, then after all just delete it ......

that solves it for me at least............

Bye..
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Thanks Bug.
Thanks for the URL Meikl.

Jo
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