Gets a FileDialogSelectedItems collection. This collection contains a list of the paths of the files that a user selected from a file dialog box displayed using the Show method of the FileDialog object. Read-only.
expression A variable that represents a FileDialog object.
The following example displays a File Picker dialog box using the FileDialog object and displays each selected file in a message box.
Visual Basic for Applications
'Declare a variable as a FileDialog object.
Dim fd As FileDialog
'Create a FileDialog object as a File Picker dialog box.
Set fd = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFilePicker)
'Declare a variable to contain the path
'of each selected item. Even though the path is aString,
'the variable must be a Variant because For Each...Next
'routines only work with Variants and Objects.
Dim vrtSelectedItem As Variant
'Use a With...End With block to reference the FileDialog object.
'Allow the user to select multiple files.
.AllowMultiSelect = True
'Use the Show method to display the File Picker dialog box and return the user's action.
'If the user presses the button...
If .Show = -1 Then
'Step through each string in the FileDialogSelectedItems collection.
For Each vrtSelectedItem In .SelectedItems
'vrtSelectedItem is aString that contains the path of each selected item.
'You can use any file I/O functions that you want to work with this path.
'This example displays the path in a message box.
MsgBox "Selected item's path: " & vrtSelectedItem
'If the user presses Cancel...
'Set the object variable to Nothing.
Set fd = Nothing