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in vb.net i have created an application in which we can browse a file and its location will be in text box now i need to create a preview button by which user can view the selected file
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Posted 4-Feb-13 1:56am
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CHill60 4-Feb-13 8:02am
   
Depends on what kind of file it is ...
ryanb31 4-Feb-13 8:05am
   
I have never done this but I would believe there are likely controls already built that you could buy. However, in Windows 7 (and possibly other windows OSs) there is a built-in preview pane, at least in the Word 2010 open file dialog.

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I think you want to open the file for preview using process?


Process.Start("notepad.exe", @"F:\yourfile.txt");

This will open yourfile.txt in NotePad. You can edit that to whatever application you want to open for preview.
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