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DXFolderBrowserDialog.RootFolder Property

Gets or sets the root folder from which the navigation starts.

Namespace:DevExpress.Xpf.Dialogs
Assembly:DevExpress.Xpf.Dialogs.v19.2.dll

Expanded Syntax

Property value

Type: SpecialFolder
A System.Environment+SpecialFolder object that specifies the folder from which the navigation starts.

Expanded Remarks

Only the specified folder and any subfolders that are beneath it will appear in the dialog box and be selectable.

The SelectedPath property, along with RootFolder, determines what the selected folder will be when the dialog box is displayed, as long as SelectedPath is an absolute path that is a subfolder of RootFolder (or more accurately, points to a subfolder of the shell namespace represented by RootFolder).

The code sample below illustrates how to make DXFolderBrowserDialog navigate starting with the "Program Files: folder.

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