EXPERIMENTAL CONTROL – CURRENTLY NOT A PART OF THE CORE TOOLKIT

FileExplorer is a control that is serving the purpose of a standard file picker (such as in Windows Store apps). It allows developers to pick a single file, multiple files, a single folder or multiple folders, that can later be used for reading, writing or aggregating purposes.

Properties

Name Description WP7 WP8
Extensions Define a list of extensions that will be used as a filter for the files shown in the picker. Should be coupled with ExtensionRestrictions set to Custom.

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ExtensionRestrictions Sets the type of extension restrictions that are applied as a filter for the files shown in the picker.

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SelectionMode Sets the type of content that will be selected through the picker.

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StorageTarget Determines the location of the content to be selected.

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Methods

Name Description WP7 WP8
Show() Shows the file picker popup.

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Events

Name Description WP7 WP8
OnDismiss Fired when the control is closed via the Back button.

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Last edited Aug 3, 2013 at 7:50 AM by DennisDelimarsky, version 10

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