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Notifying Windows Explorer about files in use

, 26 Mar 2013
How to notify Windows Explorer about which files are used and locked by your application.
FileLockerApplication.zip
FileLockerApplication
FileLockerApplication.exe
src
Properties
using System.Reflection;
using System.Runtime.CompilerServices;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

// General Information about an assembly is controlled through the following 
// set of attributes. Change these attribute values to modify the information
// associated with an assembly.
[assembly: AssemblyTitle("FileLockerApplication")]
[assembly: AssemblyDescription("")]
[assembly: AssemblyConfiguration("")]
[assembly: AssemblyCompany("Łukasz Świątkowski")]
[assembly: AssemblyProduct("FileLocker sample application")]
[assembly: AssemblyCopyright("Copyright © 2008 Łukasz Świątkowski. All rights reserved.")]
[assembly: AssemblyTrademark("")]
[assembly: AssemblyCulture("")]

// Setting ComVisible to false makes the types in this assembly not visible 
// to COM components.  If you need to access a type in this assembly from 
// COM, set the ComVisible attribute to true on that type.
[assembly: ComVisible(false)]

// The following GUID is for the ID of the typelib if this project is exposed to COM
[assembly: Guid("00000000-CA3B-4654-9640-0F50B3ABA521")]

// Version information for an assembly consists of the following four values:
//
//      Major Version
//      Minor Version 
//      Build Number
//      Revision
//
// You can specify all the values or you can default the Build and Revision Numbers 
// by using the '*' as shown below:
[assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.*")]
// [assembly: AssemblyVersion("1.0.0.0")]
// [assembly: AssemblyFileVersion("1.0.0.0")]

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Lukasz Swiatkowski
Software Developer
Poland Poland
I am a graduate of Wroclaw University of Technology, Poland.
 
My interests: reading, programming, drawing, Japan, yoga, tai-chi.
 
My websites: luminous.codeplex.com, www.lukesw.net

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