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getmodulefilename (coredll)

coredll is for smart devices, not desktop Windows. Therefore, this information only applies to code using the .NET Compact Framework. To see if information for getmodulefilename in other DLLs exists, click on Find References to the right.


C# Signature:

[DllImport("coredll.dll", SetLastError=true)]
private static extern int GetModuleFileName(IntPtr hModule, StringBuilder lpFilename, int nSize);

VB Signature:

Declare Function GetModuleFileName Lib "coredll.dll" (ByVal hModule As IntPtr, ByVal lpFileName As System.Text.StringBuilder, ByVal nSize As Int32) As Int32

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Taken from OpenNETCF.Reflection.AssemblyEx

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Sample Code:

class CoreDllWrapper
    [DllImport("coredll.dll", SetLastError = true)]
     public static extern int GetModuleFileName(IntPtr hModule, StringBuilder lpFilename, int nSize);

// Will write the current executable's complete path into exePath
StringBuilder exePath = new StringBuilder(1024);
int exePathLen = CoreDllWrapper.GetModuleFileName(IntPtr.Zero, exePath, exePath.Capacity);


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