If you work with API, you've probably noticed
that the win32api.txt file that comes with Microsoft's API Viewer is totally out
of date. This file is based on the Windows95 header files, and with the arrival
of Windows98, Windows2000, WindowsME and WindowsXP, many new functions were
So, what should you do when you want to use one of these new functions in your
VB application? You can start searching the Web of course, but that's very time
consuming and you might not find what you're looking for.
That's why we created ApiViewer. ApiViewer is a replacement for
Microsoft's API Viewer. The data-file is based on the latest WindowsXP header
files, so that means you get access to approximately 6500 functions and 55600 constants!
Win32api.txt has approximately 1500 functions and 5000 constants.
So, why didn't we just release an updated
version of win32api.txt?
Well, you may not believe it, but Microsoft's API Viewer gives an overflow
error when you try to open the new text-file. Therefore it was necessary to
To go to the ApiViewer download page, click
(note that this is an external link).