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#2481 closed Feature Request (Completed)

FileSelectFolder - Windows 7 and later new window type

Reported by: ALIENQuake <alienquake@…> Owned by: Jon
Milestone: 3.3.11.0 Component: AutoIt
Version: Severity: None
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Description

When one of the tool that I use ask me to select specific directory, it popups "Browse For Folder" window, which looks like this:

http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/2896/gm69.png

but in Windows 7 there is another window type, which looks like this:

http://img19.imageshack.us/img19/1278/pjcf.png

Is there any way to use this new window type instead of old one?

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Don't seen initial dir path in the dialog.

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Changed 4 years ago by ALIENQuake <alienquake@…>

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comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by Mat

Very good question. I think this may be better off in the forum rather than on trac though.

There is a C# solution here: http://www.lyquidity.com/blog/?p=136

In terms of doing it from AutoIt: MS changed superseded all the old api call dialogs with objects, so now the file open/save dialogs both inherit from IFileDialog. My guess is that the new folder select dialog is the same.

I'll have a look later tonight hopefully and get you an AutoIt example.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by ALIENQuake <alienquake@…>

Hello,
I already asked about this: http://www.autoitscript.com/forum/topic/154698-fileselectfolder-windows-7-and-later-new-window-type/

Many thanks for you reply, the example for AutoIt would be great!

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by Jon

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comment:4 Changed 4 years ago by TicketCleanup

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comment:5 Changed 4 years ago by Jon

  • Milestone set to 3.3.11.0
  • Owner set to Jon
  • Resolution set to Completed
  • Status changed from new to closed

Added by revision [9434] in version: 3.3.11.0

Changed 3 years ago by anonymous

Don't seen initial dir path in the dialog.

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