Click or drag to resize

ItemIdListGetPropertyDisplayValue Method

Gets property value converted to a string.

Namespace:  Jam.Shell
Assembly:  ShellBrowser.Core (in ShellBrowser.Core.dll) Version: 6.3
Syntax
public string GetPropertyDisplayValue(
	SHCOLUMNID pShellColumnId
)

Parameters

pShellColumnId
Type: Jam.ShellSHCOLUMNID
Identifier for the property.

Return Value

Type: String
The formatted property value or an empty string if the property doesn't have a value or is not supported by the item.
Remarks
Only works on Vista and higher. The value is converted using Shell API function FormatForDisplay, so it returns the same string Windows Explorer is displaying.
Examples
Retrieve the search scope of an ItemIdList representing a SearchFolder as path.
C#
//Gets the search scope of an ItemIdList representing a SearchFolder, i.e. the folder the search was started in.
// as ItemIdList
ItemIdList searchScope = itemIdList1.GetPropertyVariantValue(SHCOLUMNID.SearchScope) as ItemIdList;
// as path
string searchScopePath = itemIdList1.GetPropertyDisplayValue(SHCOLUMNID.SearchScope);
See Also