_ACCEPTFILEDROP

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The _ACCEPTFILEDROP statement prepares a program window to receive files dropped from Windows Explorer in a drag/drop operation.


Syntax

_ACCEPTFILEDROP [{ON|OFF}]


Description


Availability

  • Version 1.3 and up.


Examples

Example: Accepting files dragged from a folder and processing the list received sequentially.

SCREEN _NEWIMAGE(128, 25, 0) _ACCEPTFILEDROP 'enables drag/drop functionality PRINT "Drag files from a folder and drop them in this window..." DO IF _TOTALDROPPEDFILES THEN FOR i = 1 TO _TOTALDROPPEDFILES a$ = _DROPPEDFILE 'reads the list sequentially; when the result is empty ("") it means the list is over COLOR 15 PRINT i, IF _FILEEXISTS(a$) THEN COLOR 2: PRINT "file", ELSE IF _DIREXISTS(a$) THEN COLOR 3: PRINT "folder", ELSE COLOR 4: PRINT "not found", 'highly unlikely, but who knows? END IF END IF COLOR 15 PRINT a$ NEXT END IF _LIMIT 30 LOOP


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