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Multiple file selection into list window

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I am VERY new to Scripting. All I am trying to do is have a button that lets me select a multiple files and then list them in a window below the button (for selection later). I have figured out how to at least OPEN the windows but when I select multiple files I get an error "NullReference Exception was unhandled"

Anyhow my starting code is below. Any assistance would be great. Thanks

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  1. Private Sub Button1_Click(ByVal sender As System.Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles Button1.Click
  2.  
  3.         Dim openFileDialog1 As New OpenFileDialog
  4.         Dim fName As String
  5.  
  6.         openFileDialog1.InitialDirectory = "c:\"
  7.         openFileDialog1.Filter = "txt files (*.txt)|*.txt|All files (*.*)|*.*"
  8.         openFileDialog1.FilterIndex = 2
  9.         openFileDialog1.RestoreDirectory = True
  10.         openFileDialog1.Multiselect = True
  11.  
  12.         If openFileDialog1.ShowDialog() = DialogResult.OK Then
  13.  
  14.             For Each fName In openFileDialog1.FileNames
  15.                 lstWrkFiles.Items.Add(fName)
  16.             Next
  17.         End If
Jun 27 '12 #1
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kadghar
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debug it to check in what line you're getting the error.

I'll assume it's in the FOR, since the 'correct' syntax would be something like

For Each fName as [dunno this object] in openfiledialog1.Filenames

HTH
Jul 3 '12 #2

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