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WinShellItemMBS.Compare(other as WinShellItemMBS, Mode as Integer = 0) as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Compares two shell items.
Notes:
Default mode is to compare display names.
Returns 0 if equal or non-null value if not.

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WinShellItemMBS.Constructor(item as folderItem)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Creates new shell item based on a folderitem.

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WinShellItemMBS.Constructor(path as String)
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Creates new shell item based on a path.

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WinShellItemMBS.Operator_Compare(other as WinShellItemMBS) as Integer
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Compares two shell items.
Notes:
Returns 0 if equal or non-null value if not.
Compares display name.
This method is called by Xojo when you use = operator on items to compare.

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WinShellItemMBS.ReadData as String
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Utility function to read data from item.
Notes:
A shell item may not point necessarily to a real file.
This method can read it even if it is not a real file, but still can be opened as IStream.

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WinShellItemMBS.Thumbnail(preferredSize as Integer) as Picture
Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Navigation MBS WinFrameworks Plugin 20.1 ❌ No ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No Desktop only
Function: Queries thumbnail for item.
Notes:
preferredSize is the size you'd like to have. Resulting image can be smaller or bigger.
Returns nil on any error.
If user disabled thumbnails for explorer, the shell also provides none for us, just icons.
Requires Windows Vista or newer.

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