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CFileDialog default to "Details" rather than "List"

Posted on 1998-09-23
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I have an application I've built inwhich the users always need to see the size of a file before selecting it from the file open dialog.  Right now they are always clicking the "Details" button on the common file open dialog before selecting a file.  It seems to me that there should be a simple way of programmatically changing which view the file open dialog starts with.  "Simple" in this case means without having to subclass CFileDialog.
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CFileDialog states that if you want to initialize the various file dialog-box options you have to set members of the m_ofn structure.

Check out the OPENFILENAME structure. Looks like if you may have to do a custom template.

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I think that you can`t do it because that is stile on ListCtrl in FileOpenDialog and you can change style from you function.
You need extendet CFileDialog, writing CFileDialogExt that can change style of ListCtrl.
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