Roger.E.Eller at Roger.E.Eller at
Thu Apr 10 09:02:01 EDT 2003

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

On 4-10-03 at 5:24AM, Kevin Miller <kevin at> 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
> box is actually created by the OS, rather than by Revolution.  All
> applications use the same dialog, that makes selecting a folder a
> 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
> it wouldn't look like a standard dialog, and would need to be written
> scratch.  I hope this better explains the issue!
> Kind regards,
> Kevin

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

Roger Eller
roger.e.eller at

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