VB 6.0 file filter on more than ONE file type

file filter , visual basic , VB 6.0 Melbourne, Australia
  • 10 years ago

    Hi all,

    I am trying to make a file/drive/folder directory interface with VB. It is all working except the only thing i can't

    manage to make it do is to filter on more than one file type. I want to be able to filter on BMP and TIF files, i have the following code:

    filterList.AddItem "*.TIF; *.BMP"

    filterList.SelText = filterList.List(0)

    'Apply the file type choosen to the file list displayed filDialog.Pattern = filterList.Text

    The filterList is the list box with the file type extensions and the filDialog is the list box with the files.

    It only filters on the first file type, so in this case TIF (no BMP), even if you swap them it only filters on the first

    file type.

    Can anyone shed some light on this? i have seen other examples (limited) on the web and it says to do as ive done, why

    doesn't mine work? is there a project reference i have to add in?


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