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how to set default in intial directory as Desktop in any system using open filedialog control

Posted on 2009-05-14
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HI,

In my requirement, in my form one browse button is there. when ever we click the browse button, i need to locate csv files in the Desktop only(means, after that their wish to locate another location) in any system.

But i unable to get bydefault desktop, it always goes Documents.

plz help on this.
thanx.
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csenasa earned 250 total points
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Hi,

Code in the snippet wil the work for U!!!

  // Create a Dialog Object
            OpenFileDialog dialog = new OpenFileDialog();
 
            // Get the DEsktop folder path....
            dialog.InitialDirectory = Environment.GetFolderPath(System.Environment.SpecialFolder.DesktopDirectory).ToString();
 
            // Show dialog!!!!!
            dialog.ShowDialog();

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by:BDPL
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Hi,

Its working fine.

Thank you very mcuh
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