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Static Function OpenFile ( [ Multi As Boolean ] ) As Boolean
Calls the file standard /comp/gb.form/dialog
to get the name of a file to open.
- If Multi is FALSE (the default), then the user can only select one file, and the path of the selected file is returned in the Path property.
- If Multi is TRUE, then the user can select several files, and the path of the selected files is returned as a string array in the Paths property.
if the user clicked on the Cancel button,
if the user clicked on the OK button.
Dialog.Title = "Choose a file"
Dialog.Filter = ["*.txt", "Text Files", "*", "All files"]
Dialog.Path = "."
IF Dialog.OpenFile() THEN
RETURN ' User pressed Cancel -
This example shows how you can select multiple files with the OpenFile dialog. By setting the Dialog.Path
when the application starts the first time the dialog is opened it will show the users home directory.
PUBLIC SUB Form_Open()
Dialog.Path = User.Home
PUBLIC SUB ButtonOpenMultiple_Click()
DIM imageFile AS String
Dialog.Filter = ["*.png", "Portable Network Graphics"]
IF Dialog.OpenFile(TRUE) THEN RETURN
FOR EACH imageFile IN Dialog.Paths