FolderBrowseDialog - English

The FolderBrowseDialog supports functions to browse the filesystem and choose an folder.

  1. Create an instance: WPF_Dialogs.Dialogs.FolderBrowseDialog f = new WPF_Dialogs.Dialogs.FolderBrowseDialog();
  2. Call the showDialog():
    1. As a normal function: f.showDialog();
    2. or as a function with return: WPF_Dialogs.EDialogResult result = f.showDialog();
  3. check the result:
    1. As a normal function: if(f.DialogResult == WPF_Dialogs.EDialogResult.OK) { do something }
    2. As a function with return:
      1. with variable: if(result == WPF_Dialogs.EdialogResult.OK) { do something }
      2. direct call: if(f.showDialog() == WPF_Dialog.EDialogResult.OK) { do something }

  • Version 0.1.0
    • Browse fast through folders
    • Get the EDialogResult
    • Get the selected Path
  • Version 0.1.1
    • Code Optimization
    • Accepts an initialPath
      • in showDialog(), optional parameter: showDialog(string initialPath = "");
      • set an initialPath before calling showDialog() with modifiying the property FileBrowseDialog.InitialPath
      • if the initialpath-property is set and the parameter of showDialog() the parameter has priority
      • if the initial-path property isn't set and the parameter of showDialog() either the "Desktop" is used
    • Returns an Exception if the path doesn't exists
    • the use of the Window.ShowDialog(), is no more possible
  • Version 0.1.2
    • Now the "Computer" will be shown, not just the drives
    • A path (SelectedPath) could be give before calling, this path will be selected at start
    • The Content of the Buttons can be changed with properties of FolderBrowseDialog. This should be used to change language, set graphics or sth.else.
    • New Exceptions:
      • If the selected path is invalid (the user has choosen "Computer" or sth.else)
      • If the given SelectedPath couldn't be found starting searching by the InitialPath (under "Computer" (which is not possible as InitialPath yet) and "Desktop" all will be found)
      • If the given SelectedPath doesn't exist
  • Version 0.1.3
    • You can now create a new folder in the dialog.
    • To select the "SelectedPath" at beginning is now functionable if the "Desktop" is not the "InitialPath".
    • Empty folders could be shwon or hidden.
    • Although hidden folders.
    • 3 new Properties, for Translating
      • "Computer" can be changed with the property "TextForComputer", e.g. in "Workstation".
      • "TextForNewFolder" for "New Folder" (In the Right-Click menu)
      • "TextForRename" for "Rename" (In the Right-Click menu)
      • "TextForDelete" for "Delete" (In the Right-Click menu)
    • There is a new Right-Click menu. With this you can:
      • create a new folder in the selected folder
      • rename the selected folder
      • delete the selected folder (of course with request)
    • Additionally 2 new Exceptions:
      • exception at creating folder
      • exception at renaming folder, e.g. if there is a folder with the same name in the directory
  • Version 0.2.0
    • Uses the other Dialogs for deleting, renaming and creating new folders.

FolderBrowseDialog Version 0.1.0 - 0.1.1
Version 0.1.0 - 0.1.1

FolderBrowseDialog Version 0.1.2
Version 0.1.2

FolderBrowseDialog Version 0.1.3 - 0.2.*
Version 0.1.3 - 0.2.*

Last edited Mar 30, 2010 at 9:39 AM by Sharpdeveloper, version 17


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