IActiveDesktop::ModifyDesktopItem method (shlobj_core.h)

Modifies the desktop item.

Syntax

HRESULT ModifyDesktopItem(
  [in, out] LPCCOMPONENT pcomp,
            DWORD        dwFlags
);

Parameters

[in, out] pcomp

Type: LPCCOMPONENT

The address of the COMPONENT structure that contains the modifications. The desktop item associated with the wszSource member of the structure will be modified.

dwFlags

Type: DWORD

An unsigned long integer value containing the flags used for the modification. This can be one of the following values.

COMP_ELEM_ALL

COMP_ELEM_CHECKED

COMP_ELEM_CURITEMSTATE

COMP_ELEM_FRIENDLYNAME

COMP_ELEM_NOSCROLL

COMP_ELEM_ORIGINAL_CSI

COMP_ELEM_POS_LEFT

COMP_ELEM_POS_TOP

COMP_ELEM_POS_ZINDEX

COMP_ELEM_RESTORED_CSI

COMP_ELEM_SIZE_HEIGHT

COMP_ELEM_SIZE_WIDTH

COMP_ELEM_SOURCE

COMP_ELEM_TYPE

Return value

Type: HRESULT

If this method succeeds, it returns S_OK. Otherwise, it returns an HRESULT error code.

Remarks

The client application must call IActiveDesktop::ApplyChanges separately to update the registry. For example, to change the friendly name, first call this function with either COMP_ELEM_FRIENDLYNAME or COMP_ELEM_ALL in the dwFlags member of COMPONENT. Then call IActiveDesktop::ApplyChanges.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlobj_core.h
DLL Shlobj_core.h (version 4.71 or later)

See also

IActiveDesktop