Answer folder fails on OS9.2?

Sannyasin Sivakatirswami katir at
Thu Sep 9 00:59:13 EDT 2004

I have a dialog that prompts the user to choose a folder and the result 
is save to a path pref that is used by the app for saving and reading 
files later... standard stuff..

Problem though

on mouseUp
   answer folder "Choose a directory"
   if it is "cancel" then exit mouseUp
   put it into fld "localPath"
end mouseUp

works fine on Windows, OSX but on an old iMac running 9.2 the user get 
the dialog box , but the "Choose" button never appears... she clicks on 
a folder, NEW CANCEL and OPEN appear... if she clicks open, then it 
opens the folder, but since it is empty, the "OPEN" button remains 
dimmed. The option to actually choose a folder is never presented.

cancel of  course just returns empty and fld "localPath" is unable to 
be "Poked" with a path....

this is with a standalone player built with 2.2.1 and the button is in 
an external stack.

i.e. it seems the answer folder on OS9 is broken? or is there a work 

Sannyasin Sivakatirswami
Himalayan Academy Publications
at Kauai's Hindu Monastery
katir at,

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