Description

Displays a window where a user could select files filtered by the file extension specified.



Attributes

Output

  • SelectedFile - The full path of the selected file as an output.


Input

  • Filter - Specifies the file extension of the files to be presented on the window. The filter would show all file types by default: “All files (*.*)|*.*”.


Common

  • ContinueOnError - The Boolean value to specify whether to continue executing the next activities even if there is an error thrown on this activity.


Misc

  • DisplayName - Renames the activity.


Example

  1. Create a String variable called file.
  2. Add a Select File activity in the Sequence, and in the SelectedFile field in the Properties panel, insert the file variable.
  3. After the Select File activity, add a Write Line activity.
  4. In the Text field, add file. This displays the file path of the selected file of the previous activity. 

    The use case should look like the following screenshot:



The output should look something like this in the Output panel: