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Revision: 40204
at January 27, 2011 13:58 by kyrathaba

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public string GetShortcutTargetFile(string shortcutFilename) {
	string pathOnly = System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(shortcutFilename);
	string filenameOnly = System.IO.Path.GetFileName(shortcutFilename);

	Shell32.Shell shell = new Shell32.ShellClass();
	Shell32.Folder folder = shell.NameSpace(pathOnly);
	Shell32.FolderItem folderItem = folder.ParseName(filenameOnly);
	if (folderItem != null) {
		Shell32.ShellLinkObject link =
		return link.Path;
	return ""; // not found

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Add a reference to Microsoft Shell Controls and Automation to your project. Then add the method shown below:

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Get full path of file a shortcut link references

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