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OpenFileDialog.CheckFileExists Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box displays a warning if the user specifies a file name that does not exist.

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

public override bool CheckFileExists { get; set; }
/** @property */
public boolean get_CheckFileExists ()

/** @property */
public void set_CheckFileExists (boolean value)

public override function get CheckFileExists () : boolean

public override function set CheckFileExists (value : boolean)

Not applicable.

Property Value

true if the dialog box displays a warning when the user specifies a file name that does not exist; otherwise, false. The default value is true.

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