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FileDialog Members

An abstract base class that encapsulates functionality that is common to file dialogs, including OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog.

The FileDialog type exposes the following members.

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Protected method FileDialog Initializes a new instance of the FileDialog class.
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Protected method CheckPermissionsToShowDialog Determines whether sufficient permissions for displaying a dialog exist. (Inherited from CommonDialog.)
Public method Equals Determines whether the specified Object is equal to the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method Finalize Allows an object to try to free resources and perform other cleanup operations before it is reclaimed by garbage collection. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetHashCode Serves as a hash function for a particular type. (Inherited from Object.)
Public method GetType Gets the type of the current instance. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method HookProc Defines the common file dialog hook procedure that is overridden to add common functionality to a file dialog. (Overrides CommonDialog.HookProc(IntPtr, Int32, IntPtr, IntPtr).)
Protected method MemberwiseClone Creates a shallow copy of the current Object. (Inherited from Object.)
Protected method OnFileOk Raises the FileOk event.
Public method Reset Sets all properties of a file dialog back to their initial values. (Overrides CommonDialog.Reset().)
Protected method RunDialog RunDialog is called to display a file dialog in a derived class, such as OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog. (Overrides CommonDialog.RunDialog(IntPtr).)
Public method ShowDialog Overloaded. Displays a common dialog.
Public method ToString Returns a string that represents a file dialog. (Overrides Object.ToString().)
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Public property AddExtension Gets or sets a value indicating whether a file dialog automatically adds an extension to a file name if the user omits an extension.
Public property CheckFileExists Gets or sets a value indicating whether a file dialog displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist.
Public property CheckPathExists Gets or sets a value that specifies whether warnings are displayed if the user types invalid paths and file names.
Public property DefaultExt Gets or sets a value that specifies the default extension string to use to filter the list of files that are displayed.
Public property DereferenceLinks Gets or sets a value indicating whether a file dialog returns either the location of the file referenced by a shortcut or the location of the shortcut file (.lnk).
Public property FileName Gets or sets a string containing the full path of the file selected in a file dialog.
Public property FileNames Gets an array that contains one file name for each selected file.
Public property Filter Gets or sets the filter string that determines what types of files are displayed from either the OpenFileDialog or SaveFileDialog.
Public property FilterIndex Gets or sets the index of the filter currently selected in a file dialog.
Public property InitialDirectory Gets or sets the initial directory that is displayed by a file dialog.
Protected property Options Gets the Win32 common file dialog flags that are used by file dialogs for initialization.
Public property RestoreDirectory This property is not implemented.
Public property SafeFileName Gets a string that only contains the file name for the selected file.
Public property SafeFileNames Gets an array that contains one safe file name for each selected file.
Public property Tag Gets or sets an object associated with the dialog. This provides the ability to attach an arbitrary object to the dialog. (Inherited from CommonDialog.)
Public property Title Gets or sets the text that appears in the title bar of a file dialog.
Public property ValidateNames Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog accepts only valid Win32 file names.
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Public event FileOk Occurs when the user selects a file name by either clicking the Open button of the OpenFileDialog or the Save button of the SaveFileDialog.
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