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in access 2016 - open a browser aand select a file, the path shuld be saved in a field

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in access 2016 - I would like to create a button that upon clicking it, it will open the list of files allowing me to select the desired file, and at the same time, the system will insert the file location path into the field.
It should not run the file like a hyperlink button.
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Question by:Moshe Singer
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Rey Obrero (Capricorn1) earned 2000 total points
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try this codes, add the Microsoft Office 16.0 Object Library to your References
change Me.txtFullPath with the name of your Textbox

Private Sub cmdSelect_Click()
Dim fd As Object
Set fd = Application.FileDialog(3) 'msoFileDialogFilePicker
With fd
    .Filters.Clear
    .InitialFileName = CurrentProject.Path & "\"
    .Title = "Select File"
    .AllowMultiSelect = False
    .ButtonName = "Select"
    .Filters.Add "All Files (*.*)", "*.*"
    .InitialView = msoFileDialogViewList
    If .Show Then
        Me.txtFullpath = .SelectedItems(1)
        Else
        Exit Sub
    End If

End With
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by:Moshe Singer
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thanks a million, it works wondrfull
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by:Rey Obrero (Capricorn1)
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don't forget to close the thread, by accepting the post that resolve your problem
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