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Posted 29 Feb 2000

A Utility to Clean Up Compiler Temp Files

, 24 Dec 2002
A shell extension that deletes compiler temp and intermediate files.
// CShellFileOp.h: interface for the CShellFileOp class.
// This utility written and copyright by Michael Dunn (mdunn at inreach
// dot com).  You may freely use and redistribute this source code and
// binary as long as this notice is retained.
// Contact me if you have any questions, comments, or bug reports. Get
// the latest updates at
// Revision history:
//  Feb 28, 2000: Version 1.0: First release.
//  June 5, 2000: Version 1.1: Fixed (un)registration so the DLL works
//      on NT/2000.
//  Oct 28, 2001: Version 1.1.1: Added 4 default wildcards, *.ncb, *.aps,
//      *.bsc, *.sbr.

#ifndef __CSHELLFILEOP_H__
#define __CSHELLFILEOP_H__

#if _MSC_VER >= 1000
#pragma once
#endif // _MSC_VER >= 1000

#include "objbase.h"

// The CShellFileOp class

class CShellFileOp  
// Constructor and destructor

// Operations
    BOOL AddSourceFile ( LPCTSTR szPath );
    BOOL AddDestFile ( LPCTSTR szPath );

    const CStringList& GetSourceFileList();
    const CStringList& GetDestFileList();

    void SetOperationFlags (
        UINT  uOpType,
        CWnd* pWnd,
        BOOL  bSilent,
        BOOL  bAllowUndo,
        BOOL  bWildcardFilesOnly,
        BOOL  bNoConfirmation,
        BOOL  bNoConfirmationToMakeDir,
        BOOL  bRenameOnCollision,
        BOOL  bSimpleProgressDlg );

    void SetOperationFlags ( UINT uOpType, CWnd* pWnd, FILEOP_FLAGS fFlags );

    void SetProgressDlgTitle ( LPCTSTR szTitle );

    BOOL Go ( BOOL* lpbOperationStarted,
              int*  lpnAPIReturn = NULL,
              BOOL* lpbAnyOperationsAborted = NULL );

    BOOL AnyOperationsAborted();

    void Reset();

// Internal data
                                        // State flags that indicate whether
                                        // you've provided enough info before
                                        // calling Go() or AnyOperationsAborted().
    BOOL        m_bFlagsSet;
    BOOL        m_bGoCalledAPI;

                                        // file lists
    CStringList m_lcstrSourceFiles;
    CStringList m_lcstrDestFiles;

                                        // The file op struct passed to 
    SHFILEOPSTRUCT m_rFOS;              // SHFileOperation().

    CString     m_cstrProgressDlgTitle;

// Internal functions
    void  ResetInternalData();

    DWORD GetRequiredBufferSize ( const CStringList& );
    void  FillSzzBuffer ( TCHAR*, const CStringList& );

#endif // ndef __CSHELLFILEOP_H__

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About the Author

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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