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Category: Files
Title: Convert Short filenames to Long filenames
Date added: 15.03.2006
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uses Shellapi;

function GetLongFileName(const sFileName: string): string;
  SHFileInfo: TSHFileInfo;
  if SHGetFileInfo(PChar(sFileName),
                   SHGFI_DISPLAYNAME) <> 0 then
    Result := string(SHFileInfo.szDisplayName)
    Result := sFileName;

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
  Caption := GetLongFileName('C:\Program Files\test_l~1.txt');

//The result is test_longfilename.txt

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