Solved

Browse for File Dialog Box

Posted on 2004-03-26
7
1,193 Views
Last Modified: 2012-06-27
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
0
Comment
Question by:hasnut
  • 4
7 Comments
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 10694953
// 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>
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 10694975
Most Activex security settings dont allow this to run
0
 
LVL 33

Expert Comment

by:sajuks
ID: 10694988

<!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>
0
 
LVL 1

Author Comment

by:hasnut
ID: 10695012
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?
0
 
LVL 33

Accepted Solution

by:
sajuks earned 500 total points
ID: 10701245
0

Featured Post

Master Your Team's Linux and Cloud Stack

Come see why top tech companies like Mailchimp and Media Temple use Linux Academy to build their employee training programs.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Preface In the first article: A Better Website Login System (http://www.experts-exchange.com/A_2902.html) I introduced the EE Collaborative Login System and its intended purpose. In this article I will discuss some of the design consideratio…
Shoutout to Emily Plummer (http://www.experts-exchange.com/members/eplummer26.html) for giving me this article! She did most of it, I just finished it up and posted it for her :)    Introduction In a previous article (http://www.experts-exchang…
The viewer will learn how to create and use a small PHP class to apply a watermark to an image. This video shows the viewer the setup for the PHP watermark as well as important coding language. Continue to Part 2 to learn the core code used in creat…
HTML5 has deprecated a few of the older ways of showing media as well as offering up a new way to create games and animations. Audio, video, and canvas are just a few of the adjustments made between XHTML and HTML5. As we learned in our last micr…

803 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question