IPersistFolder interface (shobjidl_core.h)

Exposes a method that initializes Shell folder objects.


The IPersistFolder interface inherits from IPersist. IPersistFolder also has these types of members:


The IPersistFolder interface has these methods.


Instructs a Shell folder object to initialize itself based on the information passed.


When you implement a Shell namespace extension, specifically the IShellFolder interface, you must implement this interface so the folder object can be initialized. Implementation of this interface is how the folder is told where it is in the Shell namespace.

You do not use this interface directly. It is used by the file system implementation of the IShellFolder::BindToObject interface when it is initializing a Shell folder object.


Requirement Value
Minimum supported client Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shobjidl_core.h (include Shobjidl.h)