troubleshooting Question

Export files to a folder the user navigates to

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I have the following code in an onclick event of a command button on a form.  But instead of having the file dumped on the user's desktop I would like a navigation window to open so the user can select the location they want the files to go to.  How would I change the code?

Private Sub cmdExportXML_Click()

    DoCmd.RunCommand acCmdSaveRecord

Dim strXLFile As String
Dim strXLFile2 As String
Dim strXLFile3 As String
Dim strXLFile4 As String
Dim strDesktopPath As String
Dim strDesktopPath2 As String
Dim strDesktopPath3 As String
Dim strDesktopPath4 As String

    strDesktopPath = CreateObject("WScript.Shell").SpecialFolders("Desktop")
    strDesktopPath2 = CreateObject("WScript.Shell").SpecialFolders("Desktop")
    strDesktopPath3 = CreateObject("WScript.Shell").SpecialFolders("Desktop")
    strDesktopPath4 = CreateObject("WScript.Shell").SpecialFolders("Desktop")

    strXLFile = strDesktopPath & "\Checklist - " & Forms!frmIHMGnotes.Text328 & " To Office " & Format(Me!txtConvertedDateOfVisit, "mmddyyyy") & ".xml"
    strXLFile2 = strDesktopPath2 & "\Checklist - " & Forms!frmIHMGnotes.Text328 & " To Office " & Format(Me!txtConvertedDateOfVisit, "mmddyyyy") & ".xsd"
    strXLFile3 = strDesktopPath3 & "\Running Notes - " & Forms!frmIHMGnotes.Text328 & " To Office " & Format(Me!txtConvertedDateOfVisit, "mmddyyyy") & ".xml"
    strXLFile4 = strDesktopPath4 & "\Running Notes - " & Forms!frmIHMGnotes.Text328 & " To Office " & Format(Me!txtConvertedDateOfVisit, "mmddyyyy") & ".xsd"

    If MsgBox("This function will export the current checklist and running notes data records to your desktop.  Do you wish to continue?", vbYesNo) = vbYes Then
        Application.ExportXML acExportTable, "LOCALtblTEMPIHMGNotes", strXLFile, strXLFile2
        Application.ExportXML acExportTable, "tblTEMPMemberRunningNotes", strXLFile3, strXLFile4
        MsgBox "Please check your desktop.  The files should appear there."
    
    Me.cmdExportXML.Enabled = False
    
        Else  ' answer is NO
        Exit Sub
    End If

End Sub
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