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Getting file and directory names in a directory.

Posted on 2003-11-11
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hi;
i want to get the directory and file names in a directory. And adding them into a pop-up menu
i want to create a start-up menu like windows'. thanks for your help.
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by:AlexFM
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See FindFirstFile, FindNextFile, FindClose.
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by:kenanerdey
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i now but, how will i know what i found is file or directory ? how will i construct the loop ?
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   WIN32_FIND_DATA find_data;
    CString sSearchString = _T("C:\\SomeDirectory\\*.*");  // set here your search string
   
    HANDLE hFindFileHandle = FindFirstFile(
        sSearchString,
        &find_data);
   
   
    if ( hFindFileHandle == INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE )
    {
        return;
    }
   
    while ( TRUE )
    {
        if ( ! (find_data.dwFileAttributes & FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY) )   // not directory
        {
            // Handle file here. It's name (without path) is in find_data.cFileName
        }
       
        // next file
        if ( ! FindNextFile(hFindFileHandle, &find_data) )
            break;
    }
   
    FindClose(hFindFileHandle);
   
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