Originally posted by konwin
I'm looking for a formant with button to place in a access form, which allows me to explore my disk for a file, I want to put in the database. What is the name of this formant and where can I find it?
Is this what you are looking for?
Search for 'FileDialog' in Access-help.
Before you can use it be sure you need a reference to Microsoft Office library.
'Declare a variable as a FileDialog object.
Dim fd As FileDialog
'Create a FileDialog object as a File Picker dialog box.
Set fd = Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogFilePicker)
'Declare a variable to contain the path
'of each selected item. Even though the path is a String,
'the variable must be a Variant because For Each...Next
'routines only work with Variants and Objects.
Dim vrtSelectedItem As Variant
'Use a With...End With block to reference the FileDialog object.
'Use the Show method to display the File Picker dialog box and return the user's action.
'The user pressed the action button.
If .Show = -1 Then
'Step through each string in the FileDialogSelectedItems collection.
For Each vrtSelectedItem In .SelectedItems
'vrtSelectedItem is a String that contains the path of each selected item.
'You can use any file I/O functions that you want to work with this path.
'This example simply displays the path in a message box.
MsgBox "The path is: " & vrtSelectedItem
'The user pressed Cancel.
'Set the object variable to Nothing.
Set fd = Nothing