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CCeFileFind - A FileFind class for Windows CE

, 21 Nov 2001
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CCeFileFind - A FileFind class for Windows CE.


This class was originally posted by Waseem Anis on CodeGuru. However after misunderstanding how the class works and finding (and subsequently fixing) several bugs, I decided that Waseem's article and code although excellent, needed some clarification.

As most Windows CE programmers know, Microsoft has not provided a FindFile MFC class to wrap the Windows CE FindFile APIs. This functionality lacking in the Windows CE SDK is provided in the CCeFileFind.

Using the class

The example code below demonstrates using the CeFileFind class to determine the device's storage card directory.

CCeFileFind p_ff;
BOOL bFilesFound =  p_ff.FindFile(_T("\\*"));

    bFilesFound = p_ff.FindNextFile();
    if(p_ff.IsTemporary() && p_ff.IsDirectory())
        m_csDirectoryName = p_ff.GetFileName();

NB. Note how FindFile is executed first, then FindNextFile is executed and then GetFileName is executed. FindFile and FindNextFile must occur in the demonstrated order. Any further questions or queries, feel free to contact me.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


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Ray Kinsella
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A very confused human being, a slightly less confused developer.

Comments and Discussions

QuestionOne File is always lost PinmemberTEisenhauer25-Feb-08 20:15 
GeneralWin32 not MFC version PinsussAnonymous7-Dec-04 13:43 
GeneralDrive mapping under CE PinmemberAlex Evans23-Sep-04 18:23 
GeneralRe: Drive mapping under CE PinmemberRay Kinsella23-Sep-04 22:41 
GeneralRe: Drive mapping under CE PinmemberAlex Evans24-Sep-04 17:31 
GeneralLink Error Help ned Pinmemberpakolaw26-May-03 22:08 
GeneralRe: Link Error Help ned PinmemberMDR26-May-03 23:20 
GeneralRe: Link Error Help ned Pinmemberpakolaw26-May-03 23:29 
GeneralRe: Link Error Help ned PinmemberMDR26-May-03 23:35 
GeneralRe: Link Error Help ned Pinmembereditfmah8-May-07 11:52 
GeneralRe: Link Error Help ned Pinmemberzaphoed13-Mar-08 0:31 
GeneralBug Pinmembermachiav16-Dec-02 22:28 
GeneralRe: Bug PinmemberRay Kinsella16-Dec-02 22:32 
GeneralRe: Bug Pinmemberpiemelvriend22-Jul-04 22:38 

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