The Everything_GetResultExtension function retrieves the extension part of a visible result.


LPCTSTR Everything_GetResultExtension(
DWORD dwIndex



Zero based index of the visible result.

Return Value

The function returns a pointer to a null terminated string of TCHARs.

If the function fails the return value is NULL. To get extended error information, call Everything_GetLastError.

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


The ANSI / Unicode version of this function must match the ANSI / Unicode version of the call to Everything_Query.

The function returns a pointer to an internal structure that is only valid until the next call to Everything_Query, Everything_Reset or Everything_CleanUp.

You can only call this function for a visible result. To determine if a result is visible use the Everything_GetNumResults function.


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

// execute the query

// Get the extension part of the first visible result.
LPCTSTR lpExtension = Everything_GetResultExtension(0);

See Also

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