Retrieving Browseforfolder() Files

Retrieving Browseforfolder() Files

I’m using a function named Browseforfolders() that uses the following code:

Private Declare Function SHBrowseForFolder Lib "shell32.dll" _Alias "SHBrowseForFolderA" (lpBrowseInfo As BROWSEINFO) As Long

and the declaration of this constant:


What I would like to know is, if using this function, is it also possible to obtain the files from the directory?Best regards,[email protected] Basic Software developer

If you want to pick a file, you should use the common dialog control or the equivalent API calls.

The SHBrowserForFolder API call is not designed to show file information.

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