The Everything_GetResultFileName function retrieves the file name part only of the visible result.


LPCTSTR Everything_GetResultFileName(
DWORD index



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_GetResultFileName.
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 is faster than Everything_GetResultFullPathName as no memory copying occurs.

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

You can only call this function for a visible result. 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 name part of the first visible result.
LPCTSTR cFileName = Everything_GetResultFileName(0);

See Also

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