Lost Long File Names?

Never, never, never assume that a given API call or control/OCXworks the same under Win95 and Windows NT. For example, the 32-bitfile common dialog handles long file names, right? Well, it doesin Win95, but under NT 3.51, long file names/directory names showup as short names if that name contains an embedded space. Thesolution? If your program needs to run on both platforms, checkfor the operating system in your code. If it is Win95, use thecommon dialog. If it is NT, call your own form that imitates thecommon dialog (the DirListBox and FileListBox show long filenameswith embedded spaces just fine). Or, just tell your users to waitfor NT 4.0.

Share the Post:
Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on linkedin


The Latest

technology leadership

Why the World Needs More Technology Leadership

As a fact, technology has touched every single aspect of our lives. And there are some technology giants in today’s world which have been frequently opined to have a strong influence on recent overall technological influence. Moreover, those tech giants have popular technology leaders leading the companies toward achieving greatness.

iOS app development

The Future of iOS App Development: Trends to Watch

When it launched in 2008, the Apple App Store only had 500 apps available. By the first quarter of 2022, the store had about 2.18 million iOS-exclusive apps. Average monthly app releases for the platform reached 34,000 in the first half of 2022, indicating rapid growth in iOS app development.

microsoft careers

Top Careers at Microsoft

Microsoft has gained its position as one of the top companies in the world, and Microsoft careers are flourishing. This multinational company is efficiently developing popular software and computers with other consumer electronics. It is a dream come true for so many people to acquire a high paid, high-prestige job