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mslnk

Rust implementation to create Windows shortcut (ms shell .lnk),theoretically support WIndows 7/8/10/11. Tested on Windows 10,11.

Usage

Add this to your Cargo.toml:

[dependencies]
mslnk = "0.1.8"

examole to create lnk

use mslnk::ShellLink;

let target = r"C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\qq aa\qiuqiu.exe";
let lnk = r"C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\qq.lnk";
let sl = ShellLink::new(target).unwrap();
sl.create_lnk(lnk).unwrap();

Error handling

use mslnk::{ShellLink,MSLinkError};

fn main()->Result<(),ApplicationError> {
    let target = r"C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\qq aa\qiuqiu.exe";
    let lnk = r"C:\Users\Admin\Desktop\qq.lnk";
    let sl = ShellLink::new(target)?;
    sl.create_lnk(lnk)?;
}

entirely written in rust,no external command,support unicode string ,such as Chinese characters. Most of code are from lnk-rs for parsing and writing lnk file.

reference

Dependencies

~195–300KB