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OpenFileDialog filedialog = new OpenFileDialog();
filedialog.ShowDialog();
TextBox1.Text = filedialog.FileName;

here i am uploading Excel file so before uploading it should be close so i want to close this file using C# Code behind
Posted 4-Dec-12 20:09pm
Edited 4-Dec-12 20:15pm
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Solution 1

The example you wrote only gets the name of the file. It doesn't upload or do anything else.

IMO what you should do is to check if the file is open or not before uploading it. One way is the try to get a read/write lock on the file when you open it. See File.Open Method (String, FileMode, FileAccess, FileShare)[^]

If you cannot open the file exclusively, then show a message to inform the user to close the file.
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Espen Harlinn 11-Dec-12 17:49pm
   
5'ed!
Mika Wendelius 12-Dec-12 0:18am
   
Thanks :)

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