CommonDialog.ShowDialog Method (Window)

Displays a common dialog.

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

public Nullable<bool> ShowDialog (
	Window owner
public Nullable<boolean> ShowDialog (
	Window owner
public function ShowDialog (
	owner : Window
) : Nullable<boolean>
You cannot use methods in XAML.



Handle to the window that owns the dialog.

Return Value

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

ShowDialog performs initialization tasks for all common dialogs before calling RunDialog. Additionally, the dialog that is eventually shown is assigned an owner window, which is specified by the owner parameter.

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0

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