The Everything_GetResultDateRecentlyChanged function retrieves the recently changed date of a visible result.


BOOL Everything_GetResultDateRecentlyChanged(
DWORD dwIndex,
FILETIME *lpDateRecentlyChanged



Zero based index of the visible result.


Pointer to a FILETIME to hold the recently changed date of the result.

Return Value

The function returns non-zero if successful.

The function returns 0 if the recently changed date information is unavailable. To get extended error information, call Everything_GetLastError

Error codeMeaning
EVERYTHING_ERROR_INVALIDCALLCall Everything_Query before calling Everything_GetResultDateRecentlyChanged.
EVERYTHING_ERROR_INVALIDREQUESTRecently changed date was not requested or is unavailable, Call Everything_SetRequestFlags with EVERYTHING_REQUEST_DATE_RECENTLY_CHANGED before calling Everything_Query.
EVERYTHING_ERROR_INVALIDINDEXindex must be greater than or equal to 0 and less than the visible number of results.


dwIndex must be a valid visible result index. To determine if a result index is visible use the Everything_GetNumResults function.

The date recently changed is the date and time of when the result was changed in the Everything index, this could be from a file creation, rename, attribute or content change.


FILETIME dateRecentlyChanged;

// set the search text to abc AND 123
Everything_SetSearch("abc 123");

// execute the query

// Get the recently changed date of the first visible result.

Function Information

Requires Everything 1.4.1 or later.

See Also

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