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How do i use the SHBrowseForFolder API?
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crazymanCommented:
Private Const BIF_RETURNONLYFSDIRS = 1

 Private Const BIF_DONTGOBELOWDOMAIN = 2

 Private Const MAX_PATH = 260

 Private Declare Function SHBrowseForFolder Lib _

 "shell32" (lpbi As BrowseInfo) As Long

 Private Declare Function SHGetPathFromIDList Lib _

 "shell32" (ByVal pidList As Long, ByVal lpBuffer _

 As String) As Long


 Private Declare Function lstrcat Lib "kernel32" _

 Alias "lstrcatA" (ByVal lpString1 As String, ByVal _

 lpString2 As String) As Long

 Private Type BrowseInfo

    hWndOwner As Long

    pIDLRoot As Long

    pszDisplayName As Long

    lpszTitle As Long

    ulFlags As Long

    lpfnCallback As Long

    lParam As Long

    iImage As Long

 End Type

 Command Button Code

 Add this code into the click event of you command button:

 'Opens a Browse Folders Dialog Box that displays the

 'directories in your computer

 Dim lpIDList As Long ' Declare Varibles

 Dim sBuffer As String

 Dim szTitle As String

 Dim tBrowseInfo As BrowseInfo



 szTitle = "Hello World. Click on a directory and " & _

 "it's path will be displayed in a message box"

 ' Text to appear in the the gray area under the

 ' title bar telling you what to do

 With tBrowseInfo

    .hWndOwner = Me.hWnd ' Owner Form

    .lpszTitle = lstrcat(szTitle, "")

    .ulFlags = BIF_RETURNONLYFSDIRS + _

    BIF_DONTGOBELOWDOMAIN

 End With

 lpIDList = SHBrowseForFolder(tBrowseInfo)

 If (lpIDList) Then

    sBuffer = Space(MAX_PATH)

    SHGetPathFromIDList lpIDList, sBuffer

    sBuffer = Left(sBuffer, InStr(sBuffer, _

    vbNullChar) - 1)

    MsgBox sBuffer

 End If
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