public struct SHFILEOPSTRUCT
public IntPtr hwnd; // Window handle to the dialog box to display information about the
// status of the file operation.
public UInt32 wFunc; // Value that indicates which operation to perform.
public IntPtr pFrom; // Address of a buffer to specify one or more source file names.
// These names must be fully qualified paths. Standard Microsoft?
// MS-DOS?wild cards, such as "*", are permitted in the file-name
// position. Although this member is declared as a null-terminated
// string, it is used as a buffer to hold multiple file names. Each
// file name must be terminated by a single NULL character. An
// additional NULL character must be appended to the end of the
// final name to indicate the end of pFrom.
public IntPtr pTo; // Address of a buffer to contain the name of the destination file or
// directory. This parameter must be set to NULL if it is not used.
// Like pFrom, the pTo member is also a double-null terminated
// string and is handled in much the same way.
public UInt16 fFlags; // Flags that control the file operation.
public Int32 fAnyOperationsAborted; // Value that receives TRUE if the user aborted any file operations
// before they were completed, or FALSE otherwise.
public IntPtr hNameMappings; // A handle to a name mapping object containing the old and new
// names of the renamed files. This member is used only if the
// fFlags member includes the FOF_WANTMAPPINGHANDLE flag.
public String lpszProgressTitle; // Address of a string to use as the title of a progress dialog box.
// This member is used only if fFlags includes the
// FOF_SIMPLEPROGRESS flag.
///API declaration, using it you can copies, moves, renames, or deletes a file system object.
[DllImport("shell32.dll" , CharSet = CharSet.Unicode)]
public static extern Int32 SHFileOperation(
ref SHFILEOPSTRUCT lpFileOp);
public bool DeleteFiles(string files)
SHFILEOPSTRUCT FileOpStruct = new SHFILEOPSTRUCT();
FileOpStruct.hwnd = OwnerWindow;
FileOpStruct.wFunc = (uint)Operation;
String multiSource = StringArrayToMultiString(SourceFiles);
String multiDest = StringArrayToMultiString(DestFiles);
FileOpStruct.pFrom = Marshal.StringToHGlobalUni(multiSource);
FileOpStruct.pTo = Marshal.StringToHGlobalUni(multiDest);
FileOpStruct.fFlags = (ushort)OperationFlags;
FileOpStruct.lpszProgressTitle = ProgressTitle;
FileOpStruct.fAnyOperationsAborted = 0;
FileOpStruct.hNameMappings = IntPtr.Zero;
RetVal = ShellApi.SHFileOperation(ref FileOpStruct);
private String StringArrayToMultiString(String stringArray)
String multiString = "";
if (stringArray == null)
for (int i=0 ; i<stringArray.Length ; i++)
multiString += stringArray[i] + '/0';
multiString += '/0';