get specialFolderpath(26)

Ken Ray kray at sonsothunder.com
Tue Oct 15 15:48:01 EDT 2002


Really? According to my source, specialFolderPath(35) should be supported as
a result of IE 5's installation; it was reported by Microsoft to be part of
the the 'shlwapi.dll' installed w/IE5. Can you check and see if you have
that DLL?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
Email: kray at sonsothunder.com
Web Site: http://www.sonsothunder.com/


----- Original Message -----
From: <miscdas at boxfrog.com>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Tuesday, October 15, 2002 3:04 PM
Subject: Re: get specialFolderpath(26)


> miscdas at boxfrog.com writes:
>
> > I'm running MetaCard 2.4.3, Win98, IE5
> >
> >  put specialFolderPath(26)
> >
> > Correctly returned the path to my Applications Data folder.
> >
> > However,
> >   put specialFolderPath(26)
>
> Oops! this should be 35, not 26
>
> >
> > returns
> >
> >  folder not found
> >
> > miscdas
> > =========
> > [snip]
> > sims writes:
> >
> >> Can anyone tell me if the function:
> >>
> >>  get specialFolderpath(26) -- user's Application Data folder
> >>
> >> works on all versions of Windows?  I can use it here with my Mac
> >> running VirtualPC Windows 98 but have no PC to test with otherwise...
> >>
> >> Does it work with 95 - 98 - etc.? Is there a problem using it with NT
as
> >> suggested by Dave Cragg below?
> >>
> >> atb
> >>
> >> sims
> >>
> >>> The values for the "Applications Data" folders are:
> >>>
> >>>> get specialFolderPath(35) -- common Application Data folder
> >>>
> >>>> get specialFolderpath(26) -- user's Application Data folder
> >
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