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FileOpenPicker.PickSingleFileAsync() | pickSingleFileAsync() method

Shows the file picker so that the user can pick one file.

Syntax


fileOpenPicker.pickSingleFileAsync().done( /* Your success and error handlers */ );

public IAsyncOperation<StorageFile> PickSingleFileAsync()

Public Function PickSingleFileAsync() As IAsyncOperation(Of StorageFile)

public:
IAsyncOperation<StorageFile>^ PickSingleFileAsync()

Parameters

This method has no parameters.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<StorageFile>

When the call to this method completes successfully, it returns a StorageFile object that represents the file that the user picked.

Remarks

Note  This API isn't supported for Windows Phone for either Windows Runtime or Silverlight. Use PickSingleFileAndContinue instead.

Requirements ( device family)

Device family

Universal

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Storage.Pickers
Windows::Storage::Pickers [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (operating system)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

None supported

Namespace

Windows.Storage.Pickers
Windows::Storage::Pickers [C++]

Metadata

Windows.WinMD

See also

File picker sample
Quickstart: Accessing files with file pickers
FileOpenPicker