DocumentList.SelectedDirectoryChanged Event

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Occurs when a folder is selected in a DocumentList control.

Namespace:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms
Assembly:  Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms (in Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms.dll)


Public Event SelectedDirectoryChanged As EventHandler
Dim instance As DocumentList
Dim handler As EventHandler

AddHandler instance.SelectedDirectoryChanged, handler
public event EventHandler SelectedDirectoryChanged
 event EventHandler^ SelectedDirectoryChanged {
    void add (EventHandler^ value);
    void remove (EventHandler^ value);
member SelectedDirectoryChanged : IEvent<EventHandler,


You can handle this event and use the currently selected folder to open and close files. The SelectedDirectory property contains currently selected folder.

For more information about handling events, see Consuming Events.


The following code example shows a method that handles the SelectedDirectoryChanged event. This code example is part of a larger example provided for the DocumentList class.

' Handle the SelectedDirectoryChanged
' event with code that sets the correct  
' path for opening and closing files.
Private Sub DocList_SelectedDirectoryChanged(ByVal sender As Object, _
ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles DocumentList1.SelectedDirectoryChanged

    StatusBar1.Text = "Folder: " & DocumentList1.SelectedDirectory
    ' Add code to access the selected folder to open and close files.    

End Sub
private void OnFolderSel(object obj, EventArgs eventg)
    statusBar1.Text = "Folder: " + DocList.SelectedDirectory;

    // Add code to access the selected folder to open and close files.

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Version Information

.NET Compact Framework

Supported in: 3.5, 2.0

See Also


DocumentList Class

DocumentList Members

Microsoft.WindowsCE.Forms Namespace