How to retain long file names in Win98 with CComboBox::Dir ?

Posted on 2004-10-30
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
Hi experts,

I have a Ccombo Box which when pulled down will show the filenames with .txt extension. I use the following instructions and they work well on Win2000 and WinXP. However, running on Win98SE, I see the filenames become 8.3 format. I am using Microsoft Visual C++ 6.0.

m_cPortfolios.Dir(DDL_READWRITE, _T("*.txt"));

What am I missing? What should I do to make the filenames show the full name in Win98.

Question by:jper_hm
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    Accepted Solution

    try this code

    CString strFile = GetProfilesDir() + _T("c*.icc");
         for (bool bMore = ff.FindFile(strFile), profiles=0; bMore; ++profiles)
             bMore = ff.FindNextFile();
             m_combo.AddString( ff.GetFileName() );

         Hope this helps

    Author Comment

    Thank You. This approach solves the problem.

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    by:Amritpal Singh
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    most welcome

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