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Common Dialog ocx

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CommonDialog control: version 5.0
I want to retrieve some file names trough a standard Windows Open File Dialog.
Using the CommonDialog OCX I just got the filename without the complete path.
Why this is happening once I can get the entire path using the same OCX in Visual Basic?
How can I retrieve a file name whit the entire path from an ACCESS form?
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I know it's no help, but mine is working as it should from within Access. Could you give any more details?

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OK! I need to fill a field with a complete file name. Now, I'm using a command button that calls the Open dialog box setting the OCX's action property to 1, as I do in VB. But after choose the file, CommonDialog.FileName contains only the file name (file.txt)and not the complete path (c:\temp\file.txt) as happens in VB.

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Did make no difference use ShowOpen instead Action.
But when I was checking the OCX version (and now I'm sure that it's 32bit OCX!!) I've noted that a 16 bit OpenDialog was been opening.
Sounds a little bit weird???? But that's the fact: When you use the &H1000 (File must exist) the 32bit OCX shows a 16bit Open Dialog window and retrieves jus the file name without the complete path.
Your answer didn't solve my question directly, but by your clue, you got your points!!

Thanx!!

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Thank you for your grade !!

I had the same problem as you did couple months ago
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