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OpenFileDialog.ShowDialog Method

Displays a common dialog.

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  NameDescription
Public method ShowDialog() Displays a common dialog. (Inherited from CommonDialog.)
Public method ShowDialog(Window) Displays a common dialog. (Inherited from CommonDialog.)
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ShowDialog performs initialization tasks for all common dialogs before calling RunDialog. Since RunDialog requires an owner window, ShowDialog attempts to assign one in the following order of precedence:

  • The current application's active window.

  • The current application's parking window.

  • An internally generated hidden window.

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