Variation of Common Dialog Using File System Object

Category:
Files and Directories
Type:
Applications
Difficulty:
Intermediate
Author:
Ethan

Version Compatibility: Visual Basic 6

More information:
This Demo show how to use the FileSystemObject in creating your own file open/save/find/sort files dialog box. It includes options such as:
  • List Sub Folders - Will include all files meeting the input criteria, current and all subdirectories
  • File Paths - Toggles File Path View
  • File sort - Sorts all files listed by file name
The universal file search character is included. Double clicking on the file name will start the associated app.

Instructions: Click the link below to download the code. Select 'Save' from the IE popup dialog. Once downloaded, open the .zip file from your local drive using WinZip or a comparable program to view the contents.

Download customdlg.zip