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Old June 29th, 2004, 10:49 AM
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Default SaveFileDialog with c#

i have a form with many parameters. among others i have a menu item "File" that contain 'open...' and 'Save...'
when i choose the 'Save...' option i want to save all my operation so far(it`s mean that if i change any parameter or any control). and when i do open to this file i want to see all !! my changes.
for exampl: in my form i have a TextBox, suppose i write anything in the text box and i save it, now i`m close all, init my program again and use 'open' option - now, i want to see my changes in the text box.

my 'SaveFileDialog' function look like this:

this.saveFileDialog = new SaveFileDialog();
this.saveFileDialog.DefaultExt = "mddb";
this.saveFileDialog.Filter = "MDDB files (*.mddb)|*.mddb|All files (*.*)|*.*" ;
this.saveFileDialog.FilterIndex = 2 ;
this.saveFileDialog.RestoreDirectory = true ;

if(saveFileDialog.ShowDialog() == DialogResult.OK)
 if((myStream = saveFileDialog.OpenFile()) != null)

? - means mabye there my problem

thank you in advanced

Old June 29th, 2004, 11:47 AM
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I think you have to pass this to a stream reader or stream writer, as such:

StreamWriter objWriter = New StreamWriter(saveFileDialog.OpenFile())

The dialog doesn't automatically save the text, I believe.


Then perform some write options
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While you CAN use the save file dialog for saving text files, I would recommend using it merely for getting the name of the file to be saved and then using a TextWriter or another stream tool to do the work. Seperation of Concerns.

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