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How to write an application that works from a right click menu

I have no idea how to start on this.
I just want to write a small app/script so that when I right click on a folder of mp3 (any folder really) ... I'll have the option to generate an m3u or pls playlist just by clicking that option.

How would I go about doing this?
I already wrote an pls playlist generator in Ruby ... as a learning project ... can I leverage this?

Thanks in advance for the help.
anonymous_coward
Saturday, May 05, 2007
 
 
Windows Shell API.
Bob
Saturday, May 05, 2007
 
 
The easiest way to call your application from the right click menu is to put a shortcut to your EXE into the SendTo folder of the system.

Your application should catch the first command line parameter as the name of the file on which you clicked (be careful with the long name format ...)
FHierro
Saturday, May 05, 2007
 
 
Chris Altmann
Monday, May 07, 2007
 
 

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