answer file "sdsdsd" with type... broken on Win?

Klaus Major klaus at
Tue Apr 22 09:52:51 EDT 2008

Hi Richard,

> Klaus Major wrote:
>> can someone check if this works on Windows before I bugreport it?
>> ...
>> answer file "sdsdsd" with type"|jpg|"
>> ...
>> Should only show JPEG files in the dialog, but doesn't!
>> ALL files can be selected :-/
> Using that string I get the same result as you, but it could be  
> because the empty first part of the string is throwing it off.

Thanks for testing, but has been working this way before Rev 2.9X.

> The type specifier has three parts:  the description, the Windows  
> file extension, and the Mac file type, each separated by a pipe  
> ("|").  I've found the Mac portion can be omitted, but the  
> description seems to be required.
> When I use:
>  answer file "sdsdsd" with type "Image files|jpg"
> works as expected.

OK, will have to change my (previously working) script accordingly,  

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> Richard Gaskin
> Managing Editor, revJournal
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