64 Bit Access API for Navigating to Windows File

Buck_Beasom used Ask the Experts™
What is the "Find File" API for Access 64 Bit? The attached file was provided by an Expert a few years ago and I use it extensively in Access applications. But it does not appear to work in the 64 Bit environment.

Is there a 64 Bit version of this?
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Jim Dettman (EE MVE)President / Owner
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I didn't look through these for Find file, but it is a complete list as far as I know:



 But I don't think your talking about a Windows API...did you mean the open file dialog in Office?

NorieAnalyst Assistant

Are you sure it's an API you are looking for?

PS There's no file attached.
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Why don't you just use the Application.FileDialog object?
Buck_BeasomDatabase Designer


Brilliant! Never used this before. I had to modify the code provided by the Access Help function slightly as when I use this I only want the user to select a single file (as opposed to adding a bunch to the list) but once I got things lined up right it worked perfectly.

Dale FyeOwner, Dev-Soln LLC
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glad I could help.

I used the API many moons ago, but have used the filedialog box for as long as I can remember.


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