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This class provides a File Locator dialog box. It is designed to locate a file that your application needs but cannot find.

Category Misc Forms

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To use, drop the class on a project or, from the Component Gallery Item shortcut menu, select Create Form or Create Form. When you drop the class on a project, you can choose between adding the class, creating a subclass, or creating a form. When you add the class to a form, Visual FoxPro displays an Open dialog box so you can specify the name of the form, then creates and opens the form in the Form Designer.

In the cDefaultFileName property, specify the file you want to retrieve. If the file is not located, the oLocateItem object opens a GetFile dialog box so you can locate the file.

Properties, Events, Methods Description

cDefaultFileName property

The name of the file to locate.

Default: .NULL.

cFilename property

The file name retrieved from the Locate button. When no file is found, the GetFile dialog box appears.

Default: .NULL.

oLocateItem object

An object reference that contains the return value set to the cFileName property.

Default: .F.

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