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Can someone show me the way to create a shortcut to the file eg "c:\test.ex e"
and place it in the folder eg "c:\"? (programmatical ly). Example in vb.net i
need, but either in c# or j# are accepted.

Jul 22 '05 #1
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I needed that functionality and couldn't find any built-in to the framework, so I used the WSH shell library:

IWshRuntimeLibr ary.WshShortcut

(Import "IWshRuntimeLib rary" from the COM tab of "Add Reference...")

It worked for me ;)

Dave Sexton
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Can someone show me the way to create a shortcut to the file eg "c:\test.ex e"
and place it in the folder eg "c:\"? (programmatical ly). Example in vb.net i
need, but either in c# or j# are accepted.


Jul 22 '05 #2
>Can someone show me the way to create a shortcut to the file eg "c:\test.ex e"
and place it in the folder eg "c:\"? (programmatical ly). Example in vb.net i
need, but either in c# or j# are accepted.

In addition to Dave's suggestion, here's another way to do it



Mattias Sjögren [MVP] mattias @ mvps.org
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