|(Declarations)||Declarations||Declarations and private variables for the CFileDialog class.|
|DefaultExt||Property||Get the default extension.|
|DialogTitle||Property||Get the title displayed in the dialog.|
|FileName||Property||Get the path and filename.|
|FileTitle||Property||Get the file name without the path.|
|Filter||Property||Get the current filter value. Use this property to provide the user with a list of file types that can be selected when the dialog box is displayed.|
|FilterIndex||Property||Get the index of the filter to display.|
|Flags||Property||Get the current flags.|
|hWndParent||Property||Get the parent hWnd.|
|InitialDir||Property||Get the initial directory (folder) path where the dialog opens.|
|MaxFileSize||Property||Get the maximum length of the filename.|
|Class_Initialize||Initialize||Initialize the class.|
|GetFileName||Method||Display the Windows file Open/Save common dialog and retrieve the file name. This function eliminates the need to set individual properties.|
|Show||Method||Display the file Open/Save common dialog.|
|TrimNulls||Private||Get the passed string, terminated at the first single or double null character. If multiple files were selected, TrimNulls return the path, then the file names separated by spaces: e.g.: C:\Total Visual SourceBook\ install.log readme.txt.|
' Example of CFileDialog ' ' To use this example, create a new module and paste this code into it. ' Then run the procedure by putting the cursor in the procedure and pressing: ' F5 to run it, or ' F8 to step through it line-by-line (see the Debug menu for more options) Private Sub Example_CFileDialog() ' Comments: Examples of using the CFileDialog class to invoke the Windows API Common Control for selecting a file or files from the File Dialog in VBA and VB6. Const cstrSamplePath As String = "C:\Total Visual SourceBook 2013\Samples\" Dim strFile As String Dim clsFileDialog As CFileDialog Set clsFileDialog = New CFileDialog With clsFileDialog ' Use the GetFileName method to Display the file open dialog and retrieve the file name ' This method accepts parameters rather than requiring the class properties to be set. strFile = .GetFileName(True, "*.txt", "Total Visual SourceBook Example of File Open", "Text files (*.txt)|*.txt|All Files (*.*)|*.*") If strFile <> "" Then MsgBox "You chose this file: " & strFile Else MsgBox "You cancelled the File Open dialog" End If ' Use the Show method to show the "Save" dialog. ' First set the properties for the class. .DefaultExt = "txt" .DialogTitle = "Total Visual SourceBook Example of File Save" .Filter = "Text files (*.txt)|*.txt|All Files (*.*)|*.*" .FilterIndex = 0 .Flags = FleFileMustExist + FleHideReadOnly + FleCreatePrompt .hWndParent = 0 ' Use your form's .hwnd property if available .InitialDir = cstrSamplePath ' Initial folder, can also be a file name .MaxFileSize = 255 If .Show(False) Then MsgBox "File Name: " & .FileTitle & vbCrLf & "Full Path: " & .FileName Else MsgBox "You cancelled the File Save dialog" End If End With Set clsFileDialog = Nothing End Sub
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