Displays a modal Windows dialog box for selecting graphics files, used for loading.

This dialog includes a rectangular preview region where all IEvolution supported file formats all displayed.

If the file is a animated GIF, AVI film or a multi page TIFF, all image will be showed in sequence: the "Play" button will be activated to animated the sequence.

The dialog displays image informations as dimensions, colors, dpi, file type, compression and file-memory sizes.

Namespace: HiComponents.IEvolution
Assembly: IEvolution2 (in IEvolution2.dll) Version:


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public string ExecuteOpenDialog()
Public Function ExecuteOpenDialog As String
String^ ExecuteOpenDialog()

Return Value

returns the selected file name, or empty string if user press Cancel

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