Application.FileDialog Property (Excel)

Returns a FileDialog object representing an instance of the file dialog.

Syntax

expression. FileDialog( _fileDialogType_ )

expression A variable that represents an [Application](./Excel.Application(Graph property).md) object.

Parameters

Name Required/Optional Data Type Description
fileDialogType Required MsoFileDialogType The type of file dialog.

Remarks

| MsoFileDialogType can be one of these MsoFileDialogType constants.| | msoFileDialogFilePicker . Allows user to select a file.| | msoFileDialogFolderPicker . Allows user to select a folder.| | msoFileDialogOpen . Allows user to open a file.| | msoFileDialogSaveAs . Allows user to save a file.|

Example

In this example, Microsoft Excel opens the file dialog allowing the user to select one or more files. Once these files are selected, Excel displays the path for each file in a separate message.

Sub UseFileDialogOpen() 
 
    Dim lngCount As Long 
 
    ' Open the file dialog 
    With Application.FileDialog(msoFileDialogOpen) 
        .AllowMultiSelect = True 
        .Show 
 
        ' Display paths of each file selected 
        For lngCount = 1 To .SelectedItems.Count 
            MsgBox .SelectedItems(lngCount) 
        Next lngCount 
 
    End With 
 
End Sub

See also

Application Object