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DDXFolder & CChooseDirDlg v1.42 A freeware control for selecting a Directory/Folder

For developers who use MFC this is a control which subclasses an edit control to allow you to easily specify a folder. When the edit control is correctly setup it will look like:

 

The button beside the edit control sports a tooltip when the button is over it and when the button is hit, the following dialog is displayed:

 

In addition the control integrates with the AutoCompletion functionality of Windows, so that a drop down list appears underneath the edit control which allows the user to quickly select a specific folder. The code is most useful when you want to specify a folder from somewhere in the user interface such as specifying a directory where a bunch of output files will be placed.

The enclosed zip file contains source for the routine and also includes a VC 2010 solution to build a small dialog based app to demonstrate the routine.

 

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Updates

v1.42 (23 September 2017)

v1.41 (12 November 2015)

v1.40 (23 December 2014)

v1.39 (1 March 2014)

v1.38 (10 September 2011)

21 December 2008

v1.37 (18 December 2008)

v1.36 (21 November 2007)

v1.35 (19 November 2007)

v1.34 (25 August 2006)

v1.33 (19 August 2006)

v1.32 (11 August 2006)

v1.31 (29 July 2006)

v1.30 (19 July 2006)

v1.29 (9 January 2003)

v1.28 (24 May 2001)

v1.27 (18 July 2000)

v1.26 (17 May 2000)

v1.25 (14 May 2000)

v1.24 (11 December 1999)

v1.23 (3 April 1999)

7 February 1999

v1.22 (30 September 1998)

v1.21 (17 September 1998)

v1.2 (16 September 1998)

v1.1 (26 November 1997)