Re: Re: Browsing for a Directory
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- Subject: [mg89874] Re: [mg89850] Re: Browsing for a Directory
- From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
- Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 02:49:06 -0400 (EDT)
- Reply-to: jfultz at wolfram.com
SystemDialogInput is actually the direct replacement for the old
Experimental`FileBrowse. FileNameSetter is useful inside of a user interface,
but if you're running a program that's scripting actions rather than allowing
the user to drive the actions, then you'll probably want SystemDialogInput.
jfultz at wolfram.com
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.
On Sun, 22 Jun 2008 03:26:00 -0400 (EDT), David Park wrote:
> Many thanks for asking that question! I was still using the old
> I think you can use the following form to obtain a directory location:
> FileNameSetter[Dynamic[folder], "Directory"]
> Then you can you can combine this with a filename as follows:
> newfilename = folder <> "Example1.nb"
> David Park
> djmpark at comcast.net
> "Laszlo Sturmann" <lschara at sonic.net> wrote in message
> news:g3ihq3$fe8$1 at smc.vnet.net...
>> Hi all,
>> Is there a similar function to
>> with which I can browse and select a directory instead of a file and put
>> it into a variable?
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