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Open Folder in Windows

Open Folder in Windows

Open Folder in Windows

I have a Windows Form application using C++ .Net.  How do I open up a folder in Windows from my C++ code?  I have a variable outputDirectory that contains a string of the path.

RE: Open Folder in Windows

I tried the code below, but I am getting a compile error.


ShellExecute (NULL, "explore" ,outputDirectory, NULL, NULL, SW_SHOWNORMAL);

I get the error below:
error C2664: 'ShellExecuteW' : cannot convert parameter 2 from 'const char [8]' to 'LPCWSTR'    

RE: Open Folder in Windows

You have UNICODE mode in your project. Try L"explore".

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