Desktop Icons

Posted on 2004-10-30
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I am making a program that will "capture" the desktop and recreate the captured desktop from a file.  This file must contain each Icon's name, the location of where it points to, and it's position on the desktop.  I also need a function to create those icons (as well as delete the old ones) in the specified positions with the name and location.  By icons i am refering to shortcuts.


Question by:FCouples
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    You need to deal with interprocess memory communication
    See my sample at
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    ok well that's half of it, i also need to be able to get what icon that position is for and be able to recreate the shortcut with the same properties on another desktop (i will raise points if i get that answered)
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    sorry, was waiting to see if he had an answer for the second part of my question.

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