Function Reference


Creates a new directory with the attributes of a specified template directory

#include <WinAPIFiles.au3>
_WinAPI_CreateDirectoryEx ( $sNewDir, $sTemplateDir [, $tSecurity = 0] )


$sNewDir The path of the directory to be created.
$sTemplateDir The path of the directory to use as a template when creating the new directory.
$tSecurity [optional] $tagSECURITY_ATTRIBUTES structure that specifies a security descriptor for the new directory.
If this parameter is 0 (Default), the directory gets a default security descriptor.
The ACL in the default security descriptor for a directory are inherited from its parent directory.

Return Value

Success: True.
Failure: False, call _WinAPI_GetLastError() to get extended error information


The _WinAPI_CreateDirectoryEx() function allows you to create directories that inherit stream information from other directories.
This function is useful, for example, when you are using Macintosh directories, which have a resource stream that is needed to properly identify directory contents as an attribute.

See Also

Search CreateDirectoryEx in MSDN Library.