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C# does Shell, Part 4

, 26 Mar 2003 Ms-PL
This article is about the AutoComplete features enabled by windows and how to use them with C#. AutoComplete is the ability to expand strings written in an edit box. The article will develop a class for using this functionality in you applications.
using System;
using System.Runtime.InteropServices;

namespace ShellLib
	public interface ICurrentWorkingDirectory 
		/// <summary>
		/// Retrieves the current working directory.
		/// </summary>
		Int32 GetDirectory(
			String pwzPath,		// Address of a buffer. On return, it will hold a null-terminated Unicode string with 
								// the current working directory's fully qualified path. 
			UInt32 cchSize);	// Size of the buffer in Unicode characters, including the terminating NULL character. 

		/// <summary>
		/// Sets the current working directory.
		/// </summary>
		Int32 SetDirectory(
			String pwzPath);	// Address of a null-terminated Unicode string with the fully qualified path of the 
								// new working directory. 


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About the Author

Arik Poznanski
Software Developer (Senior) Verint
Israel Israel
Arik Poznanski is a senior software developer at Verint. He completed two B.Sc. degrees in Mathematics & Computer Science, summa cum laude, from the Technion in Israel.

Arik has extensive knowledge and experience in many Microsoft technologies, including .NET with C#, WPF, Silverlight, WinForms, Interop, COM/ATL programming, C++ Win32 programming and reverse engineering (assembly, IL).

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