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ShellListView Properties

The ShellListView type exposes the following members.

Properties
  NameDescription
Public propertyActiveImageList
Gets the ImageList that is currently used.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyAllowDrag
Use this property to turn on or off drag support with the Windows Explorer.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyAllowDrop
Use this property to turn on or off drop support with the Windows Explorer.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyAutomaticRefresh
Set this property to true if you like the component to be refreshed automatically if a Drive is added or removed. This property is directly connected to the Enabled property of an internal instance of ShellChangeNotifier.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyAutomaticRefresh_Internal
Indicates whether automatic refresh is enabled or not.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyAutoScrollDelay
The delay in milliseconds after that the control scrolls automatically during a drag and drop operation. A value of 0 disables the auto scroll feature.
Public propertyAutoSizeColumn
Adjust the size of the given column so that it fills the remaining horizontal space.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyCode exampleBackgroundContextMenu
Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip that is displayed if no item of the listview is under the cursor if the user clicks the right mouse button. If this value is null, no ContextMenu is shown.
(Overrides SystemListViewBackgroundContextMenu.)
Public propertyCheckBoxes
Use this property to turn on or off the checkboxes for file and folder selection. The checkboxes will only work, if a ShellControlConnector has been assigned to the ShellControlConnector property of this component. It will automatically synchronize the selection state of the items in multiple shell controls linked together with this ShellControlConnector.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyCheckBoxMode
Use this property to display checkboxes for the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyCheckedItems
Refer to the SelectionList property to determine which items are selected. Please do not use this property, it is currently not supported. The CheckBoxes in an ordinary ListView do not support the grayed CheckState furthermore the ListView does not support them at all in View TileView.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyCollectSelectedPaths
true if m_SelectedFiles should contain whole paths instead of files only.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyColumns
Gets the collection of all column headers that appear in the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyContextMenuRenderMode
Gets or sets the ToolStripRenderMode of the BackgroundContextMenu and the HeaderContextMenu.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyContextMenuStrip
The ContextMenuStrip is converted to an ordinary ContextMenu. This makes it possible to merge your ContextMenuStrip with the Default ShellContextMenu provided by the system. The "Opening" and "Closing" events of the ContextMenuStrip will be raised if the ContextMenu "Popup"/"Collapse" event occurs. For menu items only the "Click" event is available. All other events are not available. All ToolStripMenuItems are converted, and ToolStripSeparators are recognized. The ShortCut Keys defined in a ToolStripMenuItem are not converted. If you would like to have the ShortCut-Keys, leave this Property null, instead set the ContextMenu property to your menu explicitly.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyCopyMode
Copy mode allows you to control the behaviour when files or folders get dropped.
Protected propertyCreateParams
Overwriting the CreateParams property to set the WS_VISIBLE flag; bug #8960
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Protected propertyDesignMode
Gets a value indicating whether the design mode.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyDetectLeftClick
Local variable to detect whether the mouse is clicked or dragged
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyDetectRightClick
Local variable to detect whether the mouse is clicked or dragged
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyDraggedDataObject
During a drag and drop operation that origins in this control this member contains the IDataObject. Filled in the ItemDrag method of the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyDragLeaveOccurred
Indicates that a DragLeave was executed recently; bug #6536
Protected propertyDropItem
Gets or sets the item on that a current drag and drop operation would be executed.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyDroppedDataObject
During a drag and drop operation this member contains the IDataObject that is dragged over the control. Filled in DragEnter.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyFastFolderThumbnails
In Thumbnail view, only load thumbnails that are already in the thumbnail cache for folders. Default value true will avoid potentially huge delays that are caused by live folder thumbnails reflecting the contents of the folder.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyFileNameFormat
Specifies, whether filename are presented with file extensions or not. By default, this depends on the respective setting in Windows Explorer.
Public propertyFileSystemOnly
If FileSystemOnly is set to True, objects and virtual folders which do not have a file system path, will not be displayed. Exceptions are 'My Computer', 'Libraries' and 'Network'
Public propertyFilter
You can use a single pattern, e.g. '*.doc' or concatenate several patterns using semicolons to separate them, e.g. '*.exe;*.com'.
Public propertyFolderIdList
FolderIdList contains a pointer to the ItemIdList of the current folder.
Public propertyFont
The font used to display text in the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyHeaderMenuStrip
Gets or sets the ContextMenuStrip that will be shown if the user rightclicks on the headerbar. Get: If it's null, we generate a list of available columns.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyHeaderRectangle
Returns the area occupied by the ListView header.
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Public propertyHideSelection
Gets or sets a value indicating whether the selected item in the control remains highlighted when the control loses focus.
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Protected propertyInitialized_Internal
Internal attribute is used by classes deriving from JamBaseShellListView.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyInternalColumns
Gets the columns as JamShellColumnCollection.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyIsEditing
Gets a value indicating whether this object is currently in edit-mode.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyIsInitialized
Gets a value indicating whether the component is initialized.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyIsInitializing
The value this property is true between the calls BeginInit() and EndInit() of the ISupportInitialize interface.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyItems
Returns a collection containing all ShellListItems in the ShellListView. Items are of type ShellListItem
Public propertyLabelEdit
Gets or sets a value indicating whether the label text of the list items can be edited.
Public propertyCode exampleLargeCustomImages
Gets or sets an ImageList holding images that can be used as custom images in small viewstates.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyLargeImageList
Gets or sets a list of large images.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyListChangedAfterDragLeave
Indicates that the list changed after a DragLeave was executed; bug #6536
Public propertyNoFillOnStartup
If set to true, the control will not fill automatically after it was created. The FullRefresh method must be called explicitly. Since filling shell control with the appropriate items is a costly operation, this property can be useful to prevent unnecessary refreshes of the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyNumShellColumns
The number of system columns without the columns added by the user.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyOwnerDraw
The value of the OwnerDraw property must always be true. This is why the Property is reimplemented here. The setting to false is ignored, and a debug message is shown.
Protected propertyPastedFiles
Contains the files that were pasted during a Paste operation.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyPath
This property allows you to get or set the folder, which contents should be displayed. If you want to display a non file system folder, use the SpecialFolder property.
Public propertyReadOnly
If true, the folder actions changing the contents of the folder are not allowed. E.g.: Adding, removing or renaming files via context menu, DragDrop, Copy/Paste.
Public propertySelectedFiles
This property provides access to a list of all files including their extension, which are currently selected in the ShellListView. Dependent on the user settings, the file names in the ListView may be displayed without extension, which makes it difficult to further process them when they are accessed only by the SelectedItems property. You can also use the SelectedFiles property to add files to the selection by using SelectedFiles.Add method.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertySelectedFiles_Internal
Simple getter/setter for m_SelectedFiles, for use by deriving classes.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertySelectedItems
Gets the items that are selected in the control.
Public propertyShellBrowser
Gets or sets the shellbrowser instance.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyShellChangeNotifier
Returns the reference to the ShellChangeNotifier that is associated with this instance.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShellContextMenu
Indicates whether the Windows ShellContextMenu should be shown or not.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShellControlConnector
Connects this control to a ShellControlConnector component, which allows to synchronize several shell controls.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShellDragDrop
Activates/deactivates the internal drag drop handling of the component.
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Public propertyShowColorCompressed
If set, compressed files and folders will be shown in that particular Color, show normally otherwise (if null).
Public propertyShowColorEncrypted
If set, encrypted files and folders will be shown in that particular color, show normally otherwise (if null).
Public propertyShowContextMenu
If set to true, the context menu will be shown if a right click event occurs.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShowErrorMessages
If set to true the ShellList component will show a MessageBox if an error occured, otherwise the errors will only be logged to the Debug output.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShowExtraLargeIcons
Obsolete: Use ViewState.ExtraLargeIcons instead.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShowFiles
If set to true, files will be shown in the control. If set to false, files will not be visible in the control.
Public propertyShowFolders
The property ShowFolders allows you to include the folders in the ShellListView, similar to FrontPage 2000.
Public propertyShowHidden
Is set to 'true', hidden elements will also be shown.
Public propertyShowInfoToolTips
Whether to show the informational shell tooltips, the default is true
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyShowNetHood
If set to 'false', the Network Neighbourhood is not shown in the component, otherwise it is shown (the default value is true).
Public propertyShowOverlayIcons
If set to 'false', no overlay icons will be shown, which improves the performance of the control.
Public propertyShowParentFolder
Use this property to show an additional folder with the caption '..' that allows the user to navigate to the parent folder of the current folder.
Public propertyShowRecycleBin
If set to true, the recycle bin will be visible. If set to false, the recycle bin will be hidden (the default value is true).
Public propertyShowShellContextMenuOnTop
If set to to 'true', the shell context menu will be shown on top of the provided popup menu. If set to 'false', the shell context menu will be shown below the provided popup menu. The value true is currently not supported. The menu items will be shown correctly, however their Click event cannot be triggered.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyCode exampleSmallCustomImages
Gets or sets an ImageList holding images that can be used as custom images in small viewstates.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertySmallImageList
Gets or sets a list of small images.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertySortColumn
The column according to which the listed objects are sorted. If this is set to a negative value, sorting is disabled by setting SortOrder to SortOrder.None, this is useful to insert large amounts of items, e.g. during a search.
Public propertySortColumnShellID
Gets or sets the current sort order.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertySorting
Gets or sets the sort order for items in the control.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertySpecialFolder
SpecialFolder allows you to set or get the type of the currently listed folder. You can use the ShellFolder constants here.
Public propertyThumbnailBorderColor
Get or set the color of the frame that is drawn around the thumbnails. If this value is set to null, no frame will be shown.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyThumbnailMode
Gets or sets preferences whether to display file icons or thumbnails in the list.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyThumbnails
Obsolete: Use ViewState.Thumbnails instead.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyThumbnailSize
Use the ThumbnailSize property to get or set the size in pixels of the thumbnail images.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyUsedShColumnIds Obsolete.
Returns an array of the currently used ShColumnIds.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyUseSlowInfoTip
If true, the slow tooltip that contains additional information like the folder size is used. Setting this value to false increases the performance.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyUseSystemFont
Set this property to true if you want the component to utilize the default system font. It is also set to true if the UseSystemStyles property is set.
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Public propertyUseSystemStyles
Use this property to turn on or off the usage of the system specific design, i.e. enable Vista visual styles of the explorer components.
(Inherited from SystemListView.)
Public propertyUseThreadPool
Whether to use the system threadpool to obtain information on listview items. If this property is false, the complete file detail information is retrieved as soon as the item is displayed the first time within the listview. If the property is true thumbnails and icons are fetched in worker threads in the background. The setting of this property affects the control the next time the FullRefresh method is called.
Public propertyVersion
The current version of the ShellBrowser.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Protected propertyVerticalScrollPos
Gets or sets the vertical scroll position.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyView
Overrides the ListView.View property. Use ViewState instead.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyViewState
Gets or sets how items are displayed in the ShellListView control.
Public propertyVirtualListSize
Not supported.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
Public propertyVirtualMode
Not supported.
(Inherited from JamBaseShellListView.)
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