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Posted on 2006-10-25
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Hi,
I have a forms program that the user clicks on a button and its bring up windows explorer to the following default location here is the current code

            Process x = new Process();
            x.StartInfo.FileName = "C:\\windows\\explorer.exe";
            x.StartInfo.Arguments = "C:\\Program Files\\Application X\\Images";
            try
            {
                x.Start();
            }
            catch (Exception ex)
            {
                MessageBox.Show("Error :" + ex.ToString());
            }

How can the code be modified to still open up the to images directory if the program was isntalled to say

"C:\\Program Files\\Application W\\Images";

Thanks

Peter
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by:theGhost_k8
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do you mean that Application W does not exists and it still opens Application X ?
well in that case you have to split above string and manualy check if folder exists . or select a "near By" Folder...
           have i understood the question?
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x.StartInfo.Arguments = "C:\\Program Files\\Application X\\Images";
To
x.StartInfo.Arguments = System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(System.Reflection.Assembly.GetExecutingAssembly().CodeBase).Substring(6) + "\\Images";


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by:joechina
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You can remove the "+\\Images" if your assembly is installed under images directory.
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