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BrowseForFoldersDialog – A class to display the BrowseForFolders dialog box

BrowseForFoldersDialog – A class to display the BrowseForFolders dialog box

' a class to display the BrowseForFolders dialog' usage:'   Dim diag As New BrowseForFoldersDialog()'   diag.Description = "Select a directory"'   If diag.ShowDialog() = DialogResult.OK Then'      ' the user selected this directory'      directory = diag.Path'   End If'' IMPORTANT: requires a reference to the System.Design.Dll assemblyClass BrowseForFoldersDialog    ' the Description that appears in the dialog    Dim m_Description As String    Property Description() As String        Get            Return m_Description        End Get        Set(ByVal Value As String)            m_Description = Value        End Set    End Property    ' the path returned by the dialog    Dim m_Path As String    Property Path() As String        Get            Return m_Path        End Get        Set(ByVal Value As String)            m_Path = Value        End Set    End Property    ' the ShowDialog method    Function ShowDialog() As System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult        Dim fb As New FolderBrowser(Me)        Return fb.ShowDialog()    End Function    ' an inner private class that inherits from a .NET Framework class    ' we need this class because we want to access protected members    Private Class FolderBrowser        Inherits System.Windows.Forms.Design.FolderNameEditor        Dim parent As BrowseForFoldersDialog        ' store a reference to the outer object, so that its        ' private properties can be accessed        Sub New(ByVal parent As BrowseForFoldersDialog)            Me.parent = parent        End Sub        ' show the dialog        Function ShowDialog() As System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult            Dim fb As New _                System.Windows.Forms.Design.FolderNameEditor.FolderBrowser()            fb.Description = parent.m_Description            ShowDialog = fb.ShowDialog()            If ShowDialog = Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK Then                parent.m_Path = fb.DirectoryPath            End If        End Function    End ClassEnd Class

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