ANSWER FOLDER

Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com Roger.E.Eller at sealedair.com
Thu Apr 10 09:02:01 CDT 2003


> On 9/4/03 9:38 pm, James.Cass at sealedair.com <James.Cass at sealedair.com>
> wrote:
>
>> I would rather be able to specify a starting point for the users of my
software
>> to begin browsing folders.

On 4-10-03 at 5:24AM, Kevin Miller <kevin at runrev.com> wrote:

> 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

Do it.  (please). The drawbacks are minor when compared to the efficiency
gains.

Roger Eller
roger.e.eller at sealedair.com






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