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When the Common Dialog is displayed (using ShowOpen), how do I know when the user selects the Cancel Option?
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Question by:bav061998
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You've got to set the flag to enable the [Cancel] button and also set an error trap to handle the event.

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' Prep for file we're looking for
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CommonDialog1.filename = OurDir + filespec
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' Set up filter
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CommonDialog1.Filter = "All Files|*.*"
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' Set flags to not show RO files, Allow long names and don't change runtime dir
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CommonDialog1.Flags = cdlOFNNoChangeDir + _
    cdlOFNHideReadOnly +  cdlOFNLongNames
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' Arm trap
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On Error GoTo drain
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' tell control to enable button
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CommonDialog1.CancelError = True
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' Display dialog
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CommonDialog1.ShowOpen
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' If you get here [Cancel] was *NOT* pressed
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On Error GoTo 0
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' Trap for [Cancel]
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Drain:
Resume {where ever you want}

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Thank you, I got it now.
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