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JumpListItemTask.WorkingDirectory Property

Gets or sets the current directory for a process launched with a click on the current task.

Namespace:DevExpress.Utils.Taskbar
Assembly:DevExpress.Utils.v17.1.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: String
The current directory for a process that is launched with a click on the JumpListItemTask.
The default is String.Empty.

Expanded Remarks

The Path property allows you to specify the path to a file that an end-user launches with a click on the current task. This can be a path to a command or executable file, or a path to a file that can be opened with the associated application. However, with a click on the current task, an external program (process) is launched.

Each process maintains a current directory, which can also be referred to as a working directory. The application resolves relative paths to full paths based on the working directory. For instance, if a process refers to the Example1.txt file, and the current directory of the process is C:\My examples, the full path is C:\My examples\Example1.txt. Certain applications require a working directory for their internal needs. For instance, to store temporary files, get external resources, etc. Typically, the directory of the launched file is used as a current directory. You can use the WorkingDirectory property to specify a custom working directory for the process launched by the current task.

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