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how do i get a list of files in a directory (windows) in c++ preferably not using MFC because this will be in a .dll file. i just want to see what files are there, look for certain extensions and possibly recurse through child directories. ~guyaton

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Here is an example how to use it (not including error checking):
WIN32_FIND_DATA fd;//contains properties of the file
HANDLE hf = FindFirstFile (dirpath, &fd);//finds the first file in the directory
FindNextFile (hf, &fd)//find next file in directory
*The files that these functions retrieve can also be directories.
*FindNextFile returns NULL when there are no more files.
*The order which the files are retrieved is not sorted (at least i think so because when i used it i found no sorting, even the directories were mixed with the files, there weren't seperated to two groups).
Oh and by the way when using MFC you can include as a static linked library in the project settings and then you need to use no DLL.

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