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Displaying the dialog for choosing a directory

Displaying the dialog for choosing a directory
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Displaying the dialog for choosing a directory

.NET 1.1:

.NET Framework Class Library -- 'FolderBrowserDialog' Class
<URL:http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/en-us/cpref/html/frlrfSystemWindowsFormsFolderBrowserDialogClassTopic.asp>

Note that there is a bug in the .NET Framework 1.1 that causes a really bad
error when using a path longer than about 128 characters.  This occurs on
Unicode systems only.  The simplest way to avoid this problem is to install
.NET 1.1 SP1:

Contents of .NET Framework 1.1 Service Pack 1
<URL:http://msdn.microsoft.com/netframework/downloads/updates/sptechpreview/content11sp1.aspx>

If .NET 1.1 SP1 cannot be installed for some reason, you can obtain the
hotfix or use the p/invoke solutions listed below:

FIX: Unexpected behavior occurs when a user selects a folder that has a long
path in a Folder dialog box in a .NET Framework 1.1 Windows Forms
application
<URL:http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;EN-US;830920>

.NET 1.0:

Folder Browser component for .NET
<URL:http://www.codeproject.com/cs/miscctrl/folderbrowser.asp>

HOW TO: Implement a Managed Component that Wraps the Browse For Folder
Common Dialog Box by Using Microsoft Visual Basic .NET
<URL:http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;EN-US;811004>

How To Implement a Managed Component that Wraps the Browse For Folder Common
Dialog Box by Using Visual C# .NET
<URL:http://support.microsoft.com/?scid=kb;EN-US;306285>

FolderBrowser.msi
<URL:http://www.gotdotnet.com/team/vb/FolderBrowser.exe>

How to pick a directory
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Verzeichnis-Auswahl-Dialog
<URL:http://groups.google.com/groups?selm=uxV8SyvYCHA.2264%40tkmsftngp09>