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How to open target file from form

Posted on 2009-05-06
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Hello,

I have A program which contains a combo box that has a value which is a link to a local file. I want the user to be able to open this file when they click a button.

Previously I have done this in VBA using Application.FollowHyperlink Me.txtAuth. Is there a way to do this in VB.NET?

The target file is a .TIF I've read a bit on using a file browser to complete this but I want it to open the file selected on the form, rather than browsing for it.

Thanks in Advance!
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Question by:c9k9h
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Nevermind, Got it


 Dim myprocess As New Process
        myprocess.StartInfo.FileName = Me.cboForm.SelectedValue
        myprocess.Start()
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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...or simply:

    Process.Start(Me.cboForm.SelectedValue)
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