BrowseFolders – Show the BrowseForFolders standard dialog

Option ExplicitPrivate Declare Function SHGetPathFromIDList Lib "shell32.dll" Alias _    "SHGetPathFromIDListA" (ByVal pidl As Long, ByVal pszPath As String) As LongPrivate Declare Function SHGetSpecialFolderLocation Lib "shell32.dll" (ByVal _    hwndOwner As Long, ByVal nFolder As Long, pidl As ITEMIDLIST) As LongPrivate Declare Function SHBrowseForFolder Lib "shell32.dll" Alias _    "SHBrowseForFolderA" (lpBrowseInfo As BROWSEINFO) As LongPrivate Type BROWSEINFO    hOwner As Long    pidlRoot As Long    pszDisplayName As String    lpszTitle As String    ulFlags As Long    lpfn As Long    lParam As Long    iImage As LongEnd TypePrivate Type SHITEMID    cb As Long    abID As ByteEnd TypePrivate Type ITEMIDLIST    mkid As SHITEMIDEnd TypePrivate Const BIF_RETURNONLYFSDIRS = &H1Private Const BIF_DONTGOBELOWDOMAIN = &H2Private Const BIF_STATUSTEXT = &H4Private Const BIF_RETURNFSANCESTORS = &H8Private Const BIF_BROWSEFORCOMPUTER = &H1000Private Const BIF_BROWSEFORPRINTER = &H2000' Show the standard "BrowseForFolder" dialog to select a folder.' hWnd is the handle of the parent form' DialogText is an optional message to show on the dialog'' Example: MsgBox "You selected " & BrowseFolders(Me.hwnd,'  "Select your favourite folder")Function BrowseFolders(ByVal hwnd As Long, Optional ByVal DialogText As String = _    "@@@") As String    Dim BI As BROWSEINFO    Dim lID As Long    Dim szPath As String        BI.hOwner = hwnd    ' if specified, set the dialog's descriptive text    If DialogText <> "@@@" Then BI.lpszTitle = DialogText    ' return physical folders only    BI.ulFlags = BIF_RETURNONLYFSDIRS    szPath = Space$(1024)    ' show the dialog    lID = SHBrowseForFolder(BI)        ' get the path from the returned ID, otherwise return a null string    If SHGetPathFromIDList(ByVal lID, ByVal szPath) Then        BrowseFolders = Left$(szPath, InStr(szPath, vbNullChar) - 1)    End IfEnd Function

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