Visual C# : How To Use OpenFileDialog Control in Windows form Application

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Learn How To Use OpenFileDialog Control in Windows form Application using Visual Studio.

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Check out the below video to learn How To Use OpenFileDialog Control in Windows form Application using Visual Studio Professional IDE.

How To Use OpenFileDialog Control in Windows form Application in Visual Studio?

In case of the programs that take the content from the external files in order to manipulate them, it requires some way to open the file location. So the openfiledialog control is being used in the development.

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You have to either use the menu item or the button event to trigger the dialogbox opening event. And from there you can either save or the import content.

You can create the instance of the openfiledialog on the Windown form by following code.

OpenFileDialog openFileDialog1 = new OpenFileDialog();

And when you want the button event or the menu item event to trigger the same you can call for the following code.

openFileDialog1.ShowDialog();

In the opendialog control settings you can make the specific settings that allow you to modify some properties like name of that dialog box etc. But you can check out the rest of that in the video itself. So watch the video completely if you have not as of yet.

If you are interested in learning more, check out Visual C# Winforms Tutorials.

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