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CWnd::DlgDirSelectComboBox

Retrieves the current selection from the list box of a combo box.

BOOL DlgDirSelectComboBox( 
   LPTSTR lpString, 
   int nIDComboBox  
);

lpString

Points to a buffer that is to receive the selected path.

nIDComboBox

Specifies the integer ID of the combo box in the dialog box.

Nonzero if successful; otherwise 0.

It assumes that the list box has been filled by the DlgDirListComboBox member function and that the selection is a drive letter, a file, or a directory name.

The DlgDirSelectComboBox member function copies the selection to the specified buffer. If there is no selection, the contents of the buffer are not changed.

DlgDirSelectComboBox sends CB_GETCURSEL and CB_GETLBTEXT messages to the combo box.

It does not allow more than one filename to be returned from a combo box.

Header: afxwin.h

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