File browser extension

Simon Lord slord at karbonized.com
Mon Jun 21 21:09:40 EDT 2010


Ok, thanks guys.  So I guess I'll have to roll my own.  :P

On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 9:07 PM, Terry Judd <tsj at unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> You can use files() and folders() to get a list of files and folders in the
> default directory and then create a combined listing based on this. If
> you're happy enough using generic folder and file icons then it's fairly
> trivial (a tabbed field with the file and folder icons set using the
> imagesource property). If you want the icons to reflect the file
> type/extension then it's more complicated (you really need an external for
> this).
>
> Terry...
>
>
> On 22/06/10 10:31 AM, "Simon Lord" <slord at karbonized.com> wrote:
>
>> Close.  What I'm looking for is a field list that shows you all the
>> files and folders in the stacks current directory.  With graphical
>> representations of files and folders.  User can simply click the
>> folder(s) disclosure icons to expand the view to see what's inside or
>> doubleclick to display only the contents of that folder.
>>
>> So *not* the answer file.  Just a browsable list field that looks and
>> acts kinda like the column list view in OSX finder or the file browser
>> as seen in Panic's CODA application.
>>
>> http://panic.com/coda/
>>
>> The first screenshot at the bottom will give you the idea of what I'm
>> looking for.
>>
>> On Mon, Jun 21, 2010 at 8:24 PM, Bob Sneidar <bobs at twft.com> wrote:
>>> It sounds like you want the folder of the chosen file so:
>>>
>>> answer file "Choose a file..."
>>> put it into thePath
>>> set the itemdelimiter to "/" -- for macs. use \ for windows paths
>>> delete the last item of thePath
>>>
>>> Bob
>>>
>>>
>>> On Jun 21, 2010, at 5:12 PM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi Simon,
>>>>
>>>> Do you mean the "answer file" command? You might want to look it up in the
>>>> dictionary.
>>>>
>>>> sample:
>>>> answer file "Choose a file..."
>>>>
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>>>>
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>>>> On 22 jun 2010, at 01:44, Simon Lord wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> I'm wondering out loud if someone has written a file system browser
>>>>> extension.  I'm not in the mood to write one myself (remembering my
>>>>> prior experience with this).
>>>>>
>>>>> Just looking for something I can drop into my stack that allows the
>>>>> end user to browse their system looking for images and pass me the
>>>>> result.
>>>>>
>>>>> If it's brain dead easy in RunRev then I'll proudly wear egg on my
>>>>> face (but please point to samples).
>>>>
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