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Re: Restricting file type with SystemDialogInput

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  • Subject: [mg110957] Re: Restricting file type with SystemDialogInput
  • From: John Fultz <jfultz at wolfram.com>
  • Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2010 05:35:22 -0400 (EDT)

On Tue, 13 Jul 2010 05:26:37 -0400 (EDT), Nate Dudenhoeffer wrote:
> I would like to use SystemDialogInput with FileOpen, but restrict the type
> of file the user may select.  For example, only allow the user to select
> files like "*.csv".   Is there a way to do this?
>
> Nate

The documentation for SystemDialogInput[] gives the specification for this.  In
your example,

SystemDialogInput["FileOpen", {"", {"CSV Files" -> {"*.csv"}}}]

Sincerely,

John Fultz
jfultz at wolfram.com
User Interface Group
Wolfram Research, Inc.


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