Answer file filters

Peter Haworth pete at
Sun Oct 14 01:22:27 EDT 2012

Thanks Richard, that helps a lot.  I think I'll put a note on the ask files
entry referring to the info in the ask file with type entry.
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On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 7:09 PM, Richard Gaskin
<ambassador at>wrote:

> Peter Haworth wrote:
> > It's probably just me but I'm having a hard time figuring out how
> > to use the answer file filters by reading the description in the
> > dictionary.
> >
> > I would like to limit the files displayed to those with an extension
> > of .wav, .mp3, .aif (plus a couple of others) no matter which
> > program created them.  Will one single filter work on all platforms
> > or do I have to code each one differently depending on platform?
> Be sure to check out the Dictionary entry for "answer file with type", as
> it has the more modern options.  This example from that entry may help:
> answer files "Select the images you wish to view:" with type "JPEG
> Images|jpg|JPEG"
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