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DirectOS Xtra
 Directing Windows and MacOS. The OS at your fingertips!

Authorware 4.x Compatible Authorware 5.x CompatibleAuthorware 6.x CompatibleAuthorware 7.x CompatibleDirector 5.x Compatible Director 6.x CompatibleDirector 7.x Compatible Director 8.x CompatibleDirector MX Compatible     MacOS 8.x and 9.x CompatibleWindows Compatible   


Retrieves the full pathname of the desktop wallpaper image file.

Return Value : A string containing the full pathname of the desktop wallpaper image file currently in use. If the method is unsuccessful, an empty string is returned, however, an empty string does not necessarily imply that the method failed as it may also indicate that no desktop wallpaper is set on the system. If the returned value is an empty string, call dosGetLastError() to determine whether an error has occurred and if so what was the cause of the error.

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10000 :
Out of memory. 
10045 : Invalid pathname. 
11100 : Appearance Manager is not installed (MacOS classic only).
11101 :
Appearance Manager is too old (MacOS classic only). Version 1.1 or later is required for this feature.

Remarks :

This function is not available on MacOS X.

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