CommonDialog.ShowDialog Method ()


Displays a common dialog.

Namespace:   Microsoft.Win32
Assembly:  PresentationFramework (in PresentationFramework.dll)

abstract ShowDialog : unit -> Nullable<bool>
override ShowDialog : unit -> Nullable<bool>

Return Value

Type: System.Nullable<Boolean>

If the user clicks the OK button of the dialog that is displayed (e.g. OpenFileDialog, SaveFileDialog), true is returned; otherwise, false.

ShowDialog performs initialization tasks for all common dialogs before calling RunDialog.

In the current implementation, the derived classes (OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog) will only return true or false.


to execute this method without raising of an exception. Associated enumeration: AllWindows

.NET Framework
Available since 3.0
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