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  1. #1
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    Unanswered: Selecting a file in a form.

    Does any on know of a a tool that I can use in a MSAccess form that will allow me to browse for a file on my system and return that file name along with the path?

    Thanks.

  2. #2
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    You have to use API call

    I'll search my docs and send u one

  3. #3
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    Filedialog more specifically.

    Usage example:

    Dim fd As FileDialog
    Set fd = Application.FileDialog(msoDialogfilePicker)
    fd.show
    MsgBox fd.SelectedItems(1)

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    Try this attachment
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    Is the filedialog only available in later versions of Access? My application is developed in 97.

    Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by eseidl
    Is the filedialog only available in later versions of Access? My application is developed in 97.

    Thanks
    I think you can use it in other versions as in Acce$$97

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