How do I Set Default Explorer View in RadOpenFileDialog

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  1. Joe
    Joe avatar
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    Nov 2017

    Posted 28 Sep Link to this post

    Every time I open the RadOpenFiledialog -- whether it be directly or indirectly via the RadFilePathPicker -- The dialog shows files in explorer's "Small Icons" view.  I have to manually change it to "Details" view. 

    How can I set this in code when I am opening the dialog?  
  2. Martin Ivanov
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    2511 posts

    Posted 30 Sep Link to this post

    Hello Joe,

    To achieve your requirement, you can set the InitialSelectedLayout property of the dialog to Details.

    dialog.InitialSelectedLayout = Telerik.Windows.Controls.FileDialogs.LayoutType.Tiles; 

    When using the RadFilePathPicker control, you can get the shown dialog via the DialogOpening event. In the handler, you can get the dialog via the Dialog property of the arguments, and set its initial layout.

    I hope this helps. If you have other questions, please let me know.

    Martin Ivanov
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