FileDialogCustomPlace Constructor (Guid)
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FileDialogCustomPlace Constructor (Guid)


Initializes a new instance of the FileDialogCustomPlace class with a custom place identified by a Windows Vista Known Folder GUID.

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

public FileDialogCustomPlace(
	Guid knownFolderGuid


Type: System.Guid

A Guid that represents a Windows Vista Known Folder. 

For a list of the available Windows Vista Known Folders, see Known Folder GUIDs for File Dialog Custom Places or the KnownFolders.h file in the Windows SDK.

The following code example demonstrates how to use the FileDialogCustomPlace method. 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);

private void button1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    // Add Pictures custom place using GUID.

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

    // Add Windows custom place using file path.


.NET Framework
Available since 2.0
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