ANSWER FOLDER

Mark Paris mark at bcesouth.com
Thu Apr 10 08:10:01 CDT 2003


Forgive me if this has already been brought up, but can't you just set the
defaultfolder property to the folder you want to get this effect?


----- Original Message -----
From: "Jez" <jbradshaw at blueyonder.co.uk>
To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 7:44 AM
Subject: Re: ANSWER FOLDER


> Quite a little discussion I started !
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Kevin Miller" <kevin at runrev.com>
> To: <use-revolution at lists.runrev.com>
> Sent: Thursday, April 10, 2003 11:24 AM
> Subject: Re: ANSWER FOLDER
>
>
> > On 9/4/03 9:38 pm, James.Cass at sealedair.com <James.Cass at sealedair.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > Could you *please* make Revolution BETTER THAN Windows? I don't care
if
> it
> > > is standard Windows behavior or not. I would rather be able to specify
a
> > > starting point for the users of my software to begin browsing folders.
A
> > > lot of efficiency is lost when users have to navigate through 20
folders
> > > EVERY TIME they need to select a file.
> >
> > I understand what you're requesting.  The problem is this: when you run
> > "answer folder", it brings up a dialog box to select a folder.  That
> dialog
> > box is actually created by the OS, rather than by Revolution.  All
> > applications use the same dialog, that makes selecting a folder a
> consistent
> > experience from one application to another.  On the Windows operating
> > system, it isn't actually possible to specify to the OS what folder to
> > display when opening that dialog box.  Thus we can't support it.  A
> > workaround would be to create our own dialog, but the drawback would be
> that
> > it wouldn't look like a standard dialog, and would need to be written
from
> > scratch.  I hope this better explains the issue!
> >
> > Kind regards,
> >
> > Kevin
> >
> > Kevin Miller <kevin at runrev.com> <http://www.runrev.com/>
> > Runtime Revolution Limited: Software at the Speed of Thought
> > Tel: +44 (0) 870 747 1165.  Fax: +44 (0)1639 830 707.
> >
> >
>
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