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How to select a folder and assign the path value to a variable in autoit?

 

; Selecting a file and assigning that to $sPath value)
Case $file
            $sPath = FileOpenDialog("Open a file", @desktopdir, "Cabinet Files (*.cab)",$FD_MULTISELECT)
            GUICtrlSetData($file, $sPath)

; How to do the same with a folder?
      Case $folder
         $sPath = FileSelectFolder($sPath, "")

Need the selected folder path to be used in the $sPath section for further implementation.
Or a method to Select Folder or Files at once.

Edited by Shadow_Delta

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How about function FileSelectFolder?


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Shadow_Delta,

Or a method to Select Folder or Files at once

Take a look at my ChooseFileFolder UDF (the link is in my sig) which allows you to select both files and folders at the same time in a single dialog.

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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
Marquee ----------- Scrolling tickertape GUIs
NoFocusLines ------- Remove the dotted focus lines from buttons, sliders, radios and checkboxes
Notify ------------- Small notifications on the edge of the display
Scrollbars ----------Automatically sized scrollbars with a single command
StringSize ---------- Automatically size controls to fit text
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$sPath = FileOpenDialog("Open a file", @desktopdir, "All files (*.*)")
MsgBox(0, "", "File : " & $sPath  & @CRLF & _ 
"Folder : " & StringRegExpReplace($sPath, "\\[^\\]+$", "") )

 

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