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hi,

is there a "Browse for File Dialog Box" similar to "Browse for Folder Dialog
Box" in vbs.

i havent found something in microsofts scripthelp

thanks for help

for more details

http://www.experts-exchange.com/Web/Web_Languages/Q_20926583.html

If I got the right answer then you will get total 600
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by:sajuks
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// browse for folder script. browse for file, havent seenn one yet
<!doctype html public "-//w3c//dtd html 3.2//en">

<html>

<head>
<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="JavaScript">
<!--
  function fnGetMyPathJ()
  {            
    var oShell = new ActiveXObject("Shell.Application");
                      
    var oFolder = new Object;                              
    oFolder = oShell.BrowseForFolder(0, "Choose a folder", 0);
                                        
    var oFolderItem = new Object;            
    oFolderItem = oFolder.Items().Item();                                                
   
    document.all.item("myPath").innerText = oFolderItem.Path;
  }    
-->
</SCRIPT>


<SCRIPT LANGUAGE="VBScript">
<!--
  function fnGetMyPathVB()
    dim oShell
    dim oFolder
    dim oFolderItem
            
    set oShell = CreateObject("Shell.Application")            
    set oFolder = oShell.BrowseForFolder(0, "Choose a Folder", 0)                    
    set oFolderItem = oFolder.Items.Item            
            
    document.all.item("myPath").innerText = oFolderItem.Path                                
  end function
-->
</SCRIPT>


</head>

<body bgcolor="#ffffff" text="#000000" link="#0000ff" vlink="#800080" alink="#ff0000">
<INPUT type="button" value="VB" id=button2 name=button2 onClick=fnGetMyPathVB()>
<INPUT type="button" value="JSC" id=button2 name=button2 onClick=fnGetMyPathJ()>

<INPUT type="text" name = "myPath">

</body>

</html>
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by:sajuks
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Most Activex security settings dont allow this to run
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<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
<HTML>
<script language="JavaScript">
/* File browser (c) 2000 Michel pLungjan */
function goFish(theForm) {
if ( navigator.appName == 'Netscape' && theForm.url.value.indexOf("://",0) == -1 )
  window.open('file://' + theForm.theFile.value, '_self');
else
  window.open(theForm.theFile.value, '_self');
}
</script>
<form NAME="myForm" onSubmit="goFish(this); return false">
<input TYPE="file" NAME="theFile" VALUE size="40">
<input TYPE="submit" VALUE="Go"
</form>



</HTML>
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by:hasnut
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Hi sajuks,
your first examle only select folder not file,  I need first example that can do both,

You can also give me example dom level that only IE6(not sure) can do.

If you see my other link that I mentioned you will get that same example with folder.


any Ideas?
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