Answer folder fails on OS9.2?

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at
Thu Sep 9 02:39:23 EDT 2004

--- Sannyasin Sivakatirswami <katir at> wrote:
> 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.
> [snip]
> Sannyasin Sivakatirswami

It seems to work for me on MacOS 9.0, both inside the
Rev 2.2.1 and 2.5 development environments and in
standalones built with either of those.
Maybe an extension is modifying the dialog box ?

Jan Schenkel

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