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Re: patching into the standard get file dialog...
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org (Curt Stevens)
- Subject: Re: patching into the standard get file dialog...
- From: cfry@MIT.EDU (Christopher Fry)
- Date: Fri, 06 Mar 92 12:52:53
- Cc: email@example.com
> Is there a way to patch into the standard get file or save as dialogs? I
> would like to add a button for selecting the current directory (without
> selecting a file within that directory.
I have often wanted a choose-directory-dialog. It should be part of the
system. It should have an arg as to whether you see files or not in the
scrolling list. In either case, you should not be able to selecta file.
In such a dialog there is an ambiguity. Are you choosing the directory
currently displayed, or the one which is highlighted?
I'm not sure whether I want both capabilities or just one [which one?].
In any case, making it crystal clear to the user which dir they are
selecting is paramount.