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Thursday, June 14, 2012

How to use Windows File Path Dialog in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012

How to use Windows File Path Dialog in Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012


Applied on:
Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 CU2.

Assumption:
This article is for those who has at least basic data flow, navigation and programming
knowledge of Dynamics® AX.

About this article:
This article may answers your question like-
In Microsoft Dynamics® AX 2012 how to call Windows File Path Dialog?
How to use Windows File Path Dialog in X++ language?
How to call WinAPI from Dynamics AX using X++ language?
How to take file path input from user?


I have written a job mentioned below which shows how to use Windows File Path Dialog with New Folder button option.


static void CallWinFilePathDialog(Args _args)
{
    FilePath filepath; // To hold path value
    filepath = WinAPI::browseForFolderDialog("Description goes here", "Selected path goes here", true);
    info(FilePath); // To Display
    // Here you can use your TableName.FieldName = filepath to store the value.
}

The above code execution displays below dialog:



You can create a button called Browse and implement above code to its clicked method.

3 comments:

  1. Hoi Rajesh, interessante artikel. Maar is er ook de mogelijkheid om door bestanden te bladeren?

    Dank u voor deze post.

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    Replies
    1. Hi,
      There is a way to achieve this but when you browse for file. In this case the code would be different.
      The above code is applicable for folder only.
      Thanks for your comments.

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