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Posted 24 Sep 2003

XBrowseForFolder - Wrapper for SHBrowseForFolder

, 7 Mar 2008 CPOL
XBrowseForFolder wraps the SHBrowseForFolder API, provides a way to specify an initial directory, and cleans up the SHBrowseForFolder dialog.
// XBrowseForFolderTest.cpp : Defines the class behaviors for the application.

#include "stdafx.h"
#include "XBrowseForFolderTest.h"
#include "XBrowseForFolderTestDlg.h"

#ifdef _DEBUG
#define new DEBUG_NEW
#undef THIS_FILE
static char THIS_FILE[] = __FILE__;

// CXBrowseForFolderTestApp

BEGIN_MESSAGE_MAP(CXBrowseForFolderTestApp, CWinApp)

// CXBrowseForFolderTestApp construction


// The one and only CXBrowseForFolderTestApp object

CXBrowseForFolderTestApp theApp;

// CXBrowseForFolderTestApp initialization

BOOL CXBrowseForFolderTestApp::InitInstance()
	TRACE(_T("in CXBrowseForFolderTestApp::InitInstance\n"));

#if _MFC_VER < 0x700
#ifdef _AFXDLL
	Enable3dControls();			// Call this when using MFC in a shared DLL
	Enable3dControlsStatic();	// Call this when linking to MFC statically

	// must call CoInitialize() if new dialog style (BIF_NEWDIALOGSTYLE) is used

	CXBrowseForFolderTestDlg dlg;
	m_pMainWnd = &dlg;
	return FALSE;

int CXBrowseForFolderTestApp::ExitInstance() 
	return CWinApp::ExitInstance();

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