Answer File DIalog

Peter Haworth pete at lcsql.com
Sun Feb 15 02:24:40 CET 2015


Hi Paul,
Right, that's for filtering by file type.  What I'm looking for is a menu
of encoding types (UTF8, UTF16, etc).  If you're on a Mac, run Textedit and
choose Open from the File menu and you'll see what I mean.

On Sat Feb 14 2015 at 5:10:41 PM Paul Hibbert <paul at livecode.org> wrote:

> Yes there is, see "answer file with type" in the dictionary, but here's
> example I've used…
>
> on mouseUp
>   answer file "Choose an Image to import..." with defaultFolder with \
>         type "All Images|png,jpg,gif|PNG,JPG,GIF" or \
>         type "PNG|png|PNG" or \
>         type "GIF|gif|GIF" or \
>         type "JPEG|jpg|JPG" as sheet
>   if it is empty then
>      exit to top
>   else
>      set the itemDel to slash
>      put the last item of it into fld "myImagePath"
>      set the fileName of img "myImage" to it
>   end if
> end mouseUp
>
> HTH
>
> Paul
>
> > On Feb 14, 2015, at 4:29 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at lcsql.com> wrote:
> >
> > When I select Open from the Textedit File menu, I see a dropdown menu of
> > encodings to be used when I select a file.
> >
> > Is there a way to have that menu appear with the LC answer file dialog?
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