In developing applications where I need the user to select a folder, I've always favored the OpenFolderDialog because:
- It looks like an OpenFileDialog
- Allows the user to jump directly to the path (via copy/paste)
- Has both the TreeView and ListView for viewing items
Should an OpenFolderDialog be used over a FolderBrowserDialog? Are there any cases where a FolderBrowserDialog would be preferred?
For those not familiar with the difference, here is an OpenFolderDialog (random Google image):
And here is a FolderBrowserDialog (again, random Google image):