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OpenFileDialog::Multiselect Property

Gets or sets a value indicating whether the dialog box allows multiple files to be selected.

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

property bool Multiselect {
	bool get ();
	void set (bool value);

Property Value

Type: System::Boolean
true if the dialog box allows multiple files to be selected together or concurrently; otherwise, false. The default value is false.

Use the FileNames property to access the full list of selected file names.

The following code example allows the user to select a number of images and display them in PictureBox controls on a Form. It demonstrates initializing an OpenFileDialog, setting the Title and Filter properties, and allowing the user to select multiple files by setting the Multiselect property to true. This code example assumes that your form already has an OpenFileDialog control named openFileDialog1, a Button named SelectFileButton, and a FlowLayoutPanel named flowLayoutPanel1.

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Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP Starter Edition, Windows Server 2008 R2, Windows Server 2008, Windows Server 2003, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows 98

The .NET Framework and .NET Compact Framework do not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0