VB.net Select Multiple Files without holding Ctrl button


I am usingthe following VB.net code to allow the user to select multiple files while holding the Ctrl button.
Is there a way for the user to not hold the Ctrl button and still select multiple files?

     Me.OpenFileDialog1.Multiselect = True

            Dim dr As DialogResult = Me.OpenFileDialog1.ShowDialog()
            If (dr = System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK) Then
                ' Read the files 
                Dim file As String
                For Each file In OpenFileDialog1.FileNames

                        oFullWordToLookForInMaster = Get_Word_to_Match_Abbreviation(file)
                        Me.DataGridView1.Rows.Add("", "", file, oActiveSheetName, oFullWordToLookForInMaster, "", "")

                    Catch ex As Exception
                    End Try
                Next file
            End If

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Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAsked:
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Fernando SotoRetiredCommented:
I think you will find that is a function of the OpenFileDialog box that it uses from the operating system just like Windows Explorer or Solution Explorer is VS and the OpenFileDialog has no options to change that.

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Jacques Bourgeois (James Burger)PresidentCommented:
As Fernando says, this window comes from the operating system. Not only changing it would not be possible, but it would probably be useless because the users know that window from multiple program, and will not have the reflex of clicking without holding Ctrl for a multiple selection.

If you really have a similar window that does enable Ctrl-Click for multiple selections, you will have to create it from scratch.
Murray BrownMicrosoft Cloud Azure/Excel Solution DeveloperAuthor Commented:
Thanks very much
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