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FileDialogCustomPlacesCollection Class

Represents a collection of Windows Vista custom places for the FileDialog class.

Namespace:  System.Windows.Forms
Assembly:  System.Windows.Forms (in System.Windows.Forms.dll)

public class FileDialogCustomPlacesCollection : Collection<FileDialogCustomPlace>

On Windows XP or Windows Server 2003, this class does not have any effect.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the FileDialogCustomPlacesCollection. To run this example, paste the following code into a Windows Form and call InitializeDialogAndButton from the form's constructor or Load event-handling method.

private OpenFileDialog openFileDialog1;
private Button button1;

private void InitializeDialogAndButton()
{
    this.openFileDialog1 = new System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog();
    this.button1 = new System.Windows.Forms.Button();
    this.button1.Location = new System.Drawing.Point(53, 37);
    this.button1.AutoSize = true;
    this.button1.Text = "Show dialog with custom places.";
    this.button1.UseVisualStyleBackColor = true;
    this.button1.Click += new System.EventHandler(this.button1_Click);
    this.Controls.Add(this.button1);
}

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
{
    // Add Pictures custom place using GUID.
    openFileDialog1.CustomPlaces.Add("33E28130-4E1E-4676-835A-98395C3BC3BB");

    // Add Links custom place using GUID
    openFileDialog1.CustomPlaces.Add(
        new FileDialogCustomPlace(
        new Guid("BFB9D5E0-C6A9-404C-B2B2-AE6DB6AF4968")));

    // Add Windows custom place using file path.
    openFileDialog1.CustomPlaces.Add(@"c:\Windows");

    openFileDialog1.ShowDialog();
}

System.Object
  System.Collections.ObjectModel.Collection<FileDialogCustomPlace>
    System.Windows.Forms.FileDialogCustomPlacesCollection

Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5 SP1, 3.0 SP1, 2.0 SP1

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