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Re: FileName Widget

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  • Subject: [mg114453] Re: FileName Widget
  • From: Patrick Scheibe <pscheibe at trm.uni-leipzig.de>
  • Date: Sun, 5 Dec 2010 21:48:38 -0500 (EST)

Hi,

what about

SystemDialogInput["FileOpen"]

?

Cheers
Patrick

On Sat, 2010-12-04 at 06:13 -0500, leigh pascoe wrote:
> Has anybody written a widget to find and return file names. For example 
> if I want to import an image or data file into mathematica, or assign a 
> file name to a $Variable, it would be very convenient to have a function 
> key that launched a windows style widget that permitted searching 
> through directories (starting with My Computer or C:) and selecting the 
> appropriate file. The full path of the selected file would then be 
> inserted at the cursor.
> 
> That seems such an obvious tool that it must exist already, but I 
> haven't seen reference to one anywhere. Anybody?
> 
> LP
> 



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