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ShellComboBox Properties

The ShellComboBox type exposes the following members.

Public propertyAutomaticRefresh
Enables the automatic refreshes of the control, e.g. when a file is added or deleted in the current directory.
Public propertyCurrentFolderIdList
Get or set the ItemIdList of the currently selected folder, returns null if nothing is selected, may not be explicitly set to null.
Public propertyDrawMode
DrawMode must always be OwnerDrawFixed for the ShellCombo to work.
Public propertyDropDownStyle
If DropDownStyle is DropDown, the shell autocompletion mode is enabled. If it is DropDownList, the shell autocompletion is disabled, ie. no edit field is provided. The default value is DropDown. ComboBoxStyle.Simple is not supported and ignored.
Protected propertyDropDownWidthAutoAdjust
Gets or sets a value indicating whether the combobox should adjust the width of the dropdown menu. The default value is true (In contrast to the default ComboBox which does not support this)
Public propertyFileSystemOnly
If this option is set to true, the ShellCombo will only show items of the filesystem and exclude virtual file items.
Public propertyFont
Gets or sets the font of the text displayed by the control and adapts UseSystemFont is set to false.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Public propertyIsInitialized
Gets a value indicating whether the component is initialized.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Public propertyItems
Gets an object representing the content of the CustomFolderComboBox
Public propertyNoFillOnStartup
If set to true the ShellCombo will not scan the filesystem and fill on startup, this is useful if the path to show is known only on runtime.
Protected propertyOverlayTextBox
Provides access to the TextBox field of the control.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Public propertySelectedPath
Use this property to get or set the currently selected path the ShellCombo is displaying. The path may be empty if the user selected an object that does not belong to the filesystem (i.e. Network). If you'd like to also handle these virtual file items, consider using the CurrentFolderIdList property instead.
Public propertyShellAutoCompletionMode
This property controls the availability of the shells autocompletion mode, if set to FileSystem, Url or both, the ComboBox provides a TextField the user can type to. If disabled the default combobox behavior without editing functionality is used. Both, FileSystem and Url can be specified at once and are enabled by default. ShellAutoComplete.Url needs to be used to also provide autocompletion for UNC-Paths.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Protected propertyShellBrowser
A ShellBrowser instance that is used to navigate through the files.
Public propertyShellControlConnector
Connects this control to a ShellControlConnector component, which allows to synchronize several shell controls.
Public propertyShowDesktopContent
If set to true, the ShellComboBox includes the first level of content of the Desktop folder.
Public propertyShowDrives
If set to true, the ShellComboBox includes the Drives installed in the System.
Public propertyShowFullPath
If set to true, the full path of the selected item is shown in the combobox
(Inherited from CustomFolderComboBox.)
Public propertyShowMyDocuments
If set to true, the ShellComboBox includes the files in the first level of the "My Documents" folder.
Public propertyShowNethood
If set to true, the Nethood is shown in the ShellCombo.
Public propertyShowNetwork
If set to true, the Network is shown in the ShellCombo.
Public propertyShowRecycleBin
If set to true, the ShellCombo will show the Recycle Bin icon.
Public propertyUseSystemFont
Set this property to true if you want the component to utilize the default system font. It is also set to true if the UseSystemStyles property is set.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Public propertyUseSystemStyles
Use this property to turn on or off the usage of the system specific design, i.e. enable Vista visual styles of the explorer components.
(Inherited from CustomEditComboBox.)
Public propertyVersion
The current version of the ShellBrowser.
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