FileExplore set up

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  1. Alex
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    Oct 2012

    Posted 26 Oct 2012 Link to this post

    need help setting up InitialPath = "C:"

    control shows up empty
    not sure, what is going on here 
  2. Vessy
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    Posted 29 Oct 2012 Link to this post


    If you want to make the FileExplorer access files and/or folders outside your application's root, you will need to implement a custom FileBrowserContentProvider.

    The FileBrowserContentProvider abstract class allows for different file sources to be used in the RadFileExplorer control, such as file system, database system, CMS-specific resource system or even online storage systems such as Amazon S3. You can find various custom content providers in the KnowledgeBase and CodeLibrary sections of our site.

    I believe the content provider from the following KB article will be suitable for this specific scenario:
    Use RadFileExplorer with physical and shared folder's paths

    In addition, you can find more detailed information on how the content provider works in the following help article:
    Using custom FileBrowserContentProvider

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