|Date:||September 18, 2007 / year-entry #348|
|Summary:||Here's a customer question: I've put data on the clipboard as delay-rendered, but I'm getting a WM_RENDERFORMAT request for my CF_HDROP for many operations even though nobody actually looks at the files. Operations such as right-clicking a blank space on the desktop or opening the Edit menu. I don't want to render the data until...|
Here's a customer question:
These simple operations cause a request for
That you shouldn't generate dynamic data in response to
What is the correct thing to do if you want to delay-render a virtual file? Use the FileGroupDescriptor clipboard format. That's what it's for: Delay-rendering of virtual file contents.
(I'm assuming an advanced audience that knows how to use a FileGroupDescriptor. There will be a remedial course in the use of the FileGroupDescriptor sometime next year.)
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