I was inspired by some of the leaked Windows vNext screenshots and decided to try to replicate the new Explorer Home special folder.
Posts Tagged ‘Explorer’
When you programmatically want to execute a shell item/path/URI you are forced to pick a verb even when you want to perform the default action (A.K.A. double click). This means passing
NULL as the verb if you are calling ShellExecute[Ex]. When you do this the shell will do its magic to find the default verb:
In the words of the great Raymond Chen:
In Windows, the directory is the application bundle but that is a poor excuse for the lack of some kind of application bundle or fat binary support. I usually don’t care about eye candy but it would be nice (and a fun experiment) if we could get a application directory to look and act like a real application bundle. (more…)