BLOGS BY TOPIC
BLOGS BY AUTHOR
BLOGS BY YEAR
To make it easier for users of your VBA systems to choose files, you can show FileDialogs on screen. This blog explains what these are, and how to customise them.
- Using File and Folder Dialog Boxes in VBA (this blog)
- File and Folder Dialog Boxes
- FileDialogs for Selecting Multiple Files
Posted by Andy Brown on 13 January 2012
You need a minimum screen resolution of about 700 pixels width to see our blogs. This is because they contain diagrams and tables which would not be viewable easily on a mobile phone or small laptop. Please use a larger tablet, notebook or desktop computer, or change your screen resolution settings.
Using File and Folder Dialog Boxes in VBA
Often in VBA you need to ask someone to choose a file or folder, using a dialog box like this one:
Many parts of this dialog box have been customised
This blog explains how to display a dialog box like this, how to customise it and - most importantly - how to get at the file or files selected.