Retrieve the path of special folders

Posted On 2017-08-28 by BlackBeltVB
Tags: VB6 Windows API VB6 System Services VB6 Miscellaneous 
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Retrieve folders such as the Desktop and My Documents. 

Special Instructions

Uses the following API functions:

  • LocalFree
  • SHGetPathFromIDList
  • SHGetSpecialFolderLocation.


This code originally appeared on, and has been republished here with the permission of Matt Hart.

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