wish DesktopOnly.dll update

Discussion in 'Basic4ppc Wishlist' started by lqg2118, Mar 3, 2012.

  1. lqg2118

    lqg2118 Member Licensed User

    I wish OpenDialogEx could multiselect files and/or directories in future.

    More and more users use b4p on desktop only.

    For with it you could develop an useful application very quickly and easy for the sake of many useful dlls.

    Thanks
     
  2. agraham

    agraham Expert Licensed User

    Use OpenDialogEx from my ControlsExDesktop which supports multi-select for files but not folders. This is the expected behaviour of the .NET OpenFileDialog. As far as I know there is no dialog in .NET that can select multiple folders.

    Check out all my other desktop libraries listed here.
     
  3. lqg2118

    lqg2118 Member Licensed User

    Thank you,Agraham,your dlls are very cute,with them I have done so much,but sometimes miss something I do desire.
     
    Last edited: Mar 15, 2012
  4. lqg2118

    lqg2118 Member Licensed User

    nobody except me need to multiselect folders?:confused:
     
  5. mjcoon

    mjcoon Well-Known Member Licensed User

    I suspect it is so rare that no system, even outside Microsoft, has ever offered it. Unless you know otherwise...

    Mike.
     
  6. lqg2118

    lqg2118 Member Licensed User


    I used to select several folders from a group of folders at the same time,move or copy them to somewhere.

    now I need to rename folders at the same time ,so I'm programming with b4p,need to multiselect them, of course, with listbox and item with checkbox I could do it, but that make life complicate...

    lqg.
     
    Last edited: Apr 15, 2012
  7. mjcoon

    mjcoon Well-Known Member Licensed User

    Yeah, I withdraw my comment; I see that Explorer (on XP and probably back a long way) allows multiple selections of files and/or folders. I've used this for zipping just what I wanted...

    Mike.
     
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