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Subject: RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser?
Thread ID: 112271 Message ID: 112309 # Views: 3 # Ratings: 1
Version: Visual FoxPro 9 Category: Forms
Date: Tuesday, November 07, 2006 8:58:59 AM         
   


> Hello,
>
> I would like to provide a combobox control that makes typing in a directory path or file name easier. Prior-visited paths would be nice, but I care more about helping the user along as they type a path name by hand, displaying matching directory or file names in the drop-down for easy selection. The IE File/Open dialog is what I'm after, or, even better, the Windows Explorer address bar, which, when dropped-down via mouse click, shows "Desktop", "My Document", "My Computer", etc.
>
> Any advice much appreciated.
>
> Thanks,
> Howard




Hello! Try this sample code. It uses SHAutoComplete API, I have tried this API before in VB, but looking for a VFP equivalent and found this. Sorry, I don't remember the site and the author of this code. I hope this gives you another alternative.
#DEFINE SHACF_AUTOAPPEND_FORCE_OFF  0x80000000
#DEFINE SHACF_AUTOAPPEND_FORCE_ON  0x40000000
#DEFINE SHACF_AUTOSUGGEST_FORCE_OFF  0x20000000
#DEFINE SHACF_AUTOSUGGEST_FORCE_ON  0x10000000
#DEFINE SHACF_DEFAULT  0x0
#DEFINE SHACF_FILESYSTEM  0x1
#DEFINE SHACF_URLHISTORY  0x2
#DEFINE SHACF_URLMRU  0x4
#DEFINE SHACF_URLALL  SHACF_URLHISTORY +SHACF_URLMRU
DECLARE SHAutoComplete IN "shlwapi.dll" LONG hwndEdit, LONG dwFlags

PUBLIC oFrm
oFrm=NEWOBJECT("autocompletar_api")
oFrm.SHOW
RETURN

DEFINE CLASS autocompletar_api AS FORM
  HEIGHT = 105
  WIDTH = 470
  SHOWWINDOW = 2
  SHOWINTASKBAR = .F.
  DOCREATE = .T.
  AUTOCENTER = .T.
  CAPTION = "AutoCompletar desde VFP"
  NAME = "AutoCompletar_Api"
  ADD OBJECT text1 AS OLECONTROL WITH ;
    BASECLASS="Olecontrol",;
    CLASS = "Olecontrol",;
    OLECLASS = "RICHTEXT.Richtextctrl.1",;
    TOP = 12, ;
    LEFT = 24, ;
    HEIGHT = 24, ;
    WIDTH = 435, ;
    TABINDEX = 1, ;
    NAME = "text1",;
    TEXT = ' '
  ADD OBJECT Paginas AS COMMANDBUTTON WITH ;
    TOP = 48, ;
    LEFT = 313, ;
    HEIGHT = 27, ;
    WIDTH = 144, ;
    CAPTION = "Paginas Web", ;
    TABINDEX = 3, ;
    NAME = "Paginas"
  ADD OBJECT Archivos AS COMMANDBUTTON WITH ;
    TOP = 48, ;
    LEFT = 24, ;
    HEIGHT = 27, ;
    WIDTH = 144, ;
    CAPTION = "Sistema de Archivos", ;
    TABINDEX = 2, ;
    NAME = "Archivos"

  PROCEDURE Paginas.CLICK
    SHAutoComplete(THISFORM.text1.HWND , SHACF_AUTOSUGGEST_FORCE_ON +SHACF_URLALL)
  ENDPROC

  PROCEDURE Archivos.CLICK
    SHAutoComplete(THISFORM.text1.HWND , SHACF_AUTOSUGGEST_FORCE_ON +SHACF_FILESYSTEM)
  ENDPROC
ENDDEFINE


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Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 12:26:57 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 11/7/2006 1:00:00 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 1:10:47 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Ken Murphy @ 11/7/2006 1:16:49 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 1:39:27 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Ken Murphy @ 11/7/2006 1:58:51 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 3:20:14 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 11/7/2006 4:08:36 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 8:45:48 PM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by dencio @ 11/7/2006 8:58:59 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Mike Gagnon @ 11/7/2006 11:28:14 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by tushar @ 11/7/2006 3:57:05 PM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/7/2006 10:35:54 PM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Ken Murphy @ 11/8/2006 2:16:48 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/8/2006 5:27:58 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by tushar @ 11/8/2006 4:36:26 PM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by dencio @ 11/9/2006 9:40:55 AM
RE: Autocomplete file/directory chooser? Posted by Howard Hendler @ 11/14/2006 1:53:36 PM