FileDialog.Title Property

Gets or sets the file dialog box title.

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

public string Title { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Title ()

/** @property */
public void set_Title (String value)

public function get Title () : String

public function set Title (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

The file dialog box title. The default value is an empty string ("").

The string is placed in the title bar of the dialog box. If the title is an empty string, the system uses a default title, which is either "Save As" or "Open".

The following code example demonstrates initializing an OpenFileDialog, setting the Title and Filter properties, and allowing the user to select multiple files by setting the OpenFileDialog.Multiselect property to true. To run this example, paste the following code in a form containing an OpenFileDialog named OpenFileDialog1 and a Button named fileButton. Call the InitializeOpenFileDialog method in the form's constructor or Load method. The example also requires that the Click event of the Button control is connected to the event handler defined in the example.

private void InitializeOpenFileDialog()
    this.OpenFileDialog1 = new System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog();

    // Set the file dialog to filter for graphics files.
    this.OpenFileDialog1.Filter = 
        "Images (*.BMP;*.JPG;*.GIF)|*.BMP;*.JPG;*.GIF|" + 
        "All files (*.*)|*.*";

    // Allow the user to select multiple images.
    this.OpenFileDialog1.Multiselect = true;
    this.OpenFileDialog1.Title = "My Image Browser";

private void fileButton_Click(System.Object sender, System.EventArgs e)

private void InitializeOpenFileDialog()
    this.openFileDialog1 = new System.Windows.Forms.OpenFileDialog();
    // Set the file dialog to filter for graphics files.
    this.openFileDialog1.set_Filter("Images (*.BMP;*.JPG;*.GIF)|" 
        + "*.BMP;*.JPG;*.GIF|All files (*.*)|*.*");
    // Allow the user to select multiple images.
    this.openFileDialog1.set_Title("My Image Browser");
} //InitializeOpenFileDialog

private void fileButton_Click(Object sender, System.EventArgs e)
} //fileButton_Click

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, 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, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0