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Posted on 1998-07-07
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I want to save text5.text with the commondialog. I use:
Private Sub save_Click()
CommonDialog1.CancelError = True
CommonDialog1.DialogTitle = "Commando save"
On Error Resume Next
CommonDialog1.ShowSave
End Sub

My problem is, I don't know how to specify what I want to save.
Sorry, thats all my points.
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Question by:mkdjo
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swilt earned 40 total points
ID: 1465110
Use FileName

Private Sub save_Click()
    CommonDialog1.CancelError = True
    CommonDialog1.DialogTitle = "Commando save"
    CommonDialog1.FileName = "MyFile.txt"
    On Error Resume Next
    CommonDialog1.ShowSave
End Sub

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by:mkdjo
ID: 1465111
I want to save the content of a textbox, for example text5.text. How can I choose to save this?
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by:swilt
ID: 1465112
As in CommonDialog1.FileName = Text5.Text, the variable holding the filename;

or

dim fh as integer

fh = freefile
open "MyFile.txt" for output as #fh
print #fh, Text5.Text  ' Could use Write #fh, Text5.Text
close #fh
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by:mkdjo
ID: 1465113
Oh yes, thank you very much.
Martin

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