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char szFile; // Used to store name of dropped file
WORD wNumFiles, cb;
// Retrieve number of dropped files
wNumFiles = DragQueryFile((HANDLE)wParam, 0xFFFF, NULL, 0);
// Simple case of one dropped file; more than one can be dropped
if (wNumFiles == 1)
cb = DragQueryFile((HANDLE)wParam, 0, szFile, 80);
// If no characters copied, there were no files
if (cb == 0)
// now you have the file's name, do something with it.
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