File picker sample

This sample shows how to access files and folders by letting the user choose them through the file pickers and how to save a file so that the user can specify the name, file type, and location of a file to save. This sample uses Windows.Storage.Picke...

 
 
 
 
 
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//*********************************************************
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// Copyright (c) Microsoft. All rights reserved.
// THIS CODE IS PROVIDED *AS IS* WITHOUT WARRANTY OF
// ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING ANY
// IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
// PURPOSE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT.
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using SDKTemplate;

using System;
using Windows.ApplicationModel.Activation;
using Windows.Storage;
using Windows.Storage.AccessCache;
using Windows.Storage.Pickers;
using Windows.UI.Xaml;
using Windows.UI.Xaml.Controls;
using Windows.UI.Xaml.Navigation;

namespace FilePicker
{
    /// <summary>
    /// Implement IFolderPickerContinuable interface, in order that Continuation Manager can automatically
    /// trigger the method to process returned folder.
    /// </summary>
    public sealed partial class Scenario3 : Page, IFolderPickerContinuable
    {
        MainPage rootPage = MainPage.Current;

        public Scenario3()
        {
            this.InitializeComponent();
            PickFolderButton.Click += new RoutedEventHandler(PickFolderButton_Click);
        }

        private void PickFolderButton_Click(object sender, RoutedEventArgs e)
        {
            // Clear previous returned folder name, if it exists, between iterations of this scenario
            OutputTextBlock.Text = "";

            FolderPicker folderPicker = new FolderPicker();
            folderPicker.SuggestedStartLocation = PickerLocationId.Desktop;
            folderPicker.FileTypeFilter.Add(".docx");
            folderPicker.FileTypeFilter.Add(".xlsx");
            folderPicker.FileTypeFilter.Add(".pptx");

            folderPicker.PickFolderAndContinue();
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Handle the returned folder from folder picker
        /// This method is triggered by ContinuationManager based on ActivationKind
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="args">Folder picker continuation activation argment. It cantains the folder user selected with folder picker </param>
        public void ContinueFolderPicker(FolderPickerContinuationEventArgs args)
        {
            StorageFolder folder = args.Folder;
            if (folder != null)
            {
                // Application now has read/write access to all contents in the picked folder (including other sub-folder contents)
                StorageApplicationPermissions.FutureAccessList.AddOrReplace("PickedFolderToken", folder);
                OutputTextBlock.Text = "Picked folder: " + folder.Name;
            }
            else
            {
                OutputTextBlock.Text = "Operation cancelled.";
            }
        }
    }
}