function obtains information on which archive types are supported for
compression and/or decompression operations.
LPTSTR lpSupportedArchives //
points to supported archive types
[out] Pointer to the buffer
that receives the archive types supported for compression and/or extraction.
The buffer is formatted as COMMATEXT.
Each archive type is identified by its extension. The extension is typically
three characters long and may contain file masks.
Pass NULL in this parameter to
request the required size for the buffer.
The return value specifies the required size
of the buffer, excluding the number of bytes necessary for a terminating
For each of the returned
archive types, compression support, decompression support, or both may
NT/2000/XP: Requires Windows NT 4.0 SP4 or later.
Windows 95/98/Me: Requires Windows 98 (or Windows 95 with DCOM
Header: Declared in mCodexAPI.h.
Library: Use mCodexAPI.dll.
API Overview, Codex API Functions, GetCompressibleArchivesEx, GetExtractableArchivesEx