Function Reference


_WinAPI_ShellChangeNotify

Notifies the system of an event that an application has performed

#include <WinAPIShellEx.au3>
_WinAPI_ShellChangeNotify ( $iEvent, $iFlags [, $iItem1 = 0 [, $iItem2 = 0]] )

Parameters

$iEvent Describes the event that has occurred. Typically, only one event is specified at a time. If more than
one event is specified, the values contained in the $iItem1 and $iItem2 parameters must be the same,
respectively, for all specified events. This parameter can be one or more of the following values.
$SHCNE_ALLEVENTS
$SHCNE_ASSOCCHANGED
$SHCNE_ATTRIBUTES
$SHCNE_CREATE
$SHCNE_DELETE
$SHCNE_DRIVEADD
$SHCNE_DRIVEADDGUI
$SHCNE_DRIVEREMOVED
$SHCNE_EXTENDED_EVENT
$SHCNE_FREESPACE
$SHCNE_MEDIAINSERTED
$SHCNE_MEDIAREMOVED
$SHCNE_MKDIR
$SHCNE_NETSHARE
$SHCNE_NETUNSHARE
$SHCNE_RENAMEFOLDER
$SHCNE_RENAMEITEM
$SHCNE_RMDIR
$SHCNE_SERVERDISCONNECT
$SHCNE_UPDATEDIR
$SHCNE_UPDATEIMAGE
$SHCNE_UPDATEITEM
$SHCNE_DISKEVENTS
$SHCNE_GLOBALEVENTS
$SHCNE_INTERRUPT
(See MSDN for more information)
$iFlags Flags that indicate the meaning of the $iItem1 and $iItem2 parameters. This parameter must be one
of the following values.
$SHCNF_DWORD
$SHCNF_IDLIST
$SHCNF_PATH
$SHCNF_PRINTER
$SHCNF_FLUSH
$SHCNF_FLUSHNOWAIT
$SHCNF_NOTIFYRECURSIVE
(See MSDN for more information)
$iItem1 [optional] First event-dependent value. Default is 0.
$iItem2 [optional] Second event-dependent value. Default is 0.

Return Value

None.

See Also

Search SHChangeNotify in MSDN Library.

Example

#include <APIShellExConstants.au3>
#include <MsgBoxConstants.au3>
#include <WinAPIShellEx.au3>

Local $sIcon = RegRead('HKCR\AutoIt3Script\DefaultIcon', '')

If Not @error Then
    RegWrite('HKCR\AutoIt3Script\DefaultIcon', '', 'REG_SZ', @SystemDir & '\shell32.dll,-152')
    _WinAPI_ShellChangeNotify($SHCNE_ASSOCCHANGED, $SHCNF_FLUSH)
    MsgBox($MB_SYSTEMMODAL, '', 'The icon for .au3 files has been changed. Press OK to restore it.')
    RegWrite('HKCR\AutoIt3Script\DefaultIcon', '', 'REG_SZ', $sIcon)
    _WinAPI_ShellChangeNotify($SHCNE_ASSOCCHANGED, $SHCNF_FLUSH)
EndIf