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Re: FileName Widget

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  • Subject: [mg114560] Re: FileName Widget
  • From: Murray Eisenberg <murray at math.umass.edu>
  • Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2010 06:49:47 -0500 (EST)

The OP asked, I believe, for return of the file name, _not_ opening a file.

On 12/5/2010 9:48 PM, Patrick Scheibe wrote:
> 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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