The Everything_GetResultFileListFileName function retrieves the file list full path and filename of the visible result.


LPCTSTR Everything_GetResultFileListFileName(
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.

If the result specified by dwIndex is not in a file list, then the filename returned is an empty string.

Error codeMeaning
EVERYTHING_ERROR_INVALIDCALLCall Everything_Query before calling Everything_GetResultFileListFileName.
EVERYTHING_ERROR_INVALIDREQUESTThe file list filename was not requested or is unavailable, Call Everything_SetRequestFlags with EVERYTHING_REQUEST_FILE_LIST_FILE_NAME 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 or Everything_Reset.

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


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

// execute the query

// Get the file list filename of the first visible result.
LPCTSTR lpFileListFileName = Everything_GetResultFileListFileName(0);

Function Information

Requires Everything 1.4.1 or later.

See Also

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