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combo dropdown box and directories

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Is it possible to fill a dropdown combobox with directory folders?  I have a program that creates a set of folders within the app.path and the user needs to select a directory folder.
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philchang earned 50 total points
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The following code will add all of the directories in SearchPath (set this to whatever directory you want, such as app.path) into a combo box named Combo1.

Private Sub Form_Load()
Dim CurrentDirectory
Dim SearchPath

SearchPath = "c:\"
CurrentDirectory = Dir(SearchPath, vbDirectory)

Do While CurrentDirectory <> ""
   If CurrentDirectory <> "." And CurrentDirectory <> ".." Then
      If (GetAttr(SearchPath & CurrentDirectory) And vbDirectory) = vbDirectory Then
         Combo1.AddItem CurrentDirectory
      End If
   End If
   CurrentDirectory = Dir
Loop

End Sub

Hope this helps,
Phil
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by:Daron1
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Can't be any better than that.  Thanks a million.

Daron
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