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Open dialog box in vb.net 2005 with all extentions of excel

Posted on 2011-03-16
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Hi,

I have a code to open specific excel extentions.How can I open all extentions of excel.


 o.Title = "Select the file to open"
            'Excel 2007 Log 8321:

 Dim o As New OpenFileDialog()
            o.Filter = "Excel Spreadsheets (*.xls)|*.xls|Excel Spreadsheets (*.xlsx)|*.xlsx" ---Need to change here to display all excel extentions
            If o.ShowDialog = Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then
               If o.FileName <> String.Empty Then
                  myFiles = Split(o.FileName, vbNullChar)

                  txtInputFile.Text = (myFiles(0))
               End If
            End If


Any suggestions appreciated.

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Question by:RIAS
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by:Asim Nazir
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Hi,

Use this line:
"Excel Spreadsheets (*.xls;*.xlsx)|*.xls;*.xlsx"

Asim
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Code will become:

 
Dim o As New OpenFileDialog()
        o.Filter = "Excel Spreadsheets (*.xls;*.xlsx)|*.xls;*.xlsx"
        If o.ShowDialog = Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then
            If o.FileName <> String.Empty Then
                myFiles = Split(o.FileName, vbNullChar)

                txtInputFile.Text = (myFiles(0))
            End If

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