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Object for searching a file

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Hey guys,

in my GUI, i want an object for searching files and then put the path in an input field that i can use it further.

It works but how can i use the path?

$F1 = ObjCreate("CompatUI.SelectFile.1")
$F1_ctrl = GUICtrlCreateObj($F1, 40, 136, 374, 23)oÝ÷ Ù»­jëh×6MSG(0, "asd", GUICtrlRead($F1_ctrl))

doenst work.

pls help me, j9nes

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You're trying to interact with the COM control in a non-COM manner. You need to continue using COM methods and properties in order to get what you want out of the FileSelect class. I have never used the Program Compatibility Controls, though, so I can't help you with the specifics. But I do have a question. I'm not sure I understand why you're using this approach to create a file selection control, though. Why not just use common controls like an input box, button, and label, and hook them together with a FileOpenDialog()?

Something like this, triggered by a button or something:

$var = FileOpenDialog($message, @WindowsDir & "\", "Images (*.jpg;*.bmp)", 1 + 4 )

If @error Then
    MsgBox(4096,"","No File(s) chosen")
Else
    $var = StringReplace($var, "|", @CRLF)
    MsgBox(4096,"","You chose " & $var)
EndIf

-S


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nice, helped me alot!!

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