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Posted on 2004-10-13
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In MS Access 2000........is there an EASY way to invoke a Find File or Find Folder  dialog box..........one that will allow me to pick a file and return a location?
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http://www.mvps.org/access/api/api0001.htm

this code might look long but once you have pasted it into a module the actual call to open the dialog box is simple.

Steve
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Here's the MS solution for finding Files ... it's fairly easy:

http://support.microsoft.com/default.aspx?scid=kb;en-us;303066
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Here's the Browse For Folder dialog:

http://www.mvps.org/access/api/api0002.htm
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I bet I know where MS got the base of the code from ... Litwin use to (and I think he still does) work for MS :-)
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:)   convenient.  
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These code snippets were just what I needed!

Thank you both!
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