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CFileDialog initial directory

Posted on 1999-07-12
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Last Modified: 2013-11-20
hi all,
I implement a CFileDialog, and I want it to be opened in a specific directory. hoe do I do it?
Question by:RanBN
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pau_serra earned 40 total points
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Before u call DoModal(), set the variable member 'm_ofn.lpstrInitialDir'

CFileDialog of( TRUE, ".SHP", NULL, OFN_ENABLESIZING|OFN_ALLOWMULTISELECT, "Shape Files (*.shp)|*.shp|All Files (*.*)|*.*||", NULL );
of.m_ofn.lpstrInitialDir = "C:\\ESRI\\DATA\\";


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