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How to Implement Drag and Drop Between Your Program and Explorer

, 13 Dec 2002
A step-by-step description of how to drag and drop files between your application and Explorer windows.
multifiler_demo.zip
MultiFiler_demo
CView with drop target
MultiFiler.dsp
res
MultiFilerDoc.ico
MultiFiler.ico
MultiFiler.dsw
Dialog with drop target
MultiFiler.dsw
res
MultiFiler.ico
MultiFiler.dsp
Dialog with WM_DROPFILES
MultiFiler.dsw
res
MultiFiler.ico
MultiFiler.dsp

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Michael Dunn
Software Developer (Senior) VMware
United States United States
Michael lives in sunny Mountain View, California. He started programming with an Apple //e in 4th grade, graduated from UCLA with a math degree in 1994, and immediately landed a job as a QA engineer at Symantec, working on the Norton AntiVirus team. He pretty much taught himself Windows and MFC programming, and in 1999 he designed and coded a new interface for Norton AntiVirus 2000.
Mike has been a a developer at Napster and at his own lil' startup, Zabersoft, a development company he co-founded with offices in Los Angeles and Odense, Denmark. Mike is now a senior engineer at VMware.

He also enjoys his hobbies of playing pinball, bike riding, photography, and Domion on Friday nights (current favorite combo: Village + double Pirate Ship). He would get his own snooker table too if they weren't so darn big! He is also sad that he's forgotten the languages he's studied: French, Mandarin Chinese, and Japanese.
 
Mike was a VC MVP from 2005 to 2009.

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