RE - defaultFolder usage
rcozens at pon.net
Mon Jul 15 15:35:01 EDT 2002
>The problem is that I get the same results of the example above,
>which was just to show the problem.
>stdFile "C:/Documents and Settings/Filippo/Documenti"
>the defaultFolder is setted to "C:/Documents and Settings/Filippo/Documenti"
>ask file "Select file"
>-- open the box in the last used folder, or, sometimes, in
>"C:/Documents and Settings/Filippo", but the never in "C:/Documents
>This behavior happens for all folders I've tried, with both Windows
>2000 and Windows XP Pro.
Read the following exchange from the improve-rev list and weep, Filippo:
> >>> After the handler is run, the message box shows the defaultFolder is
>>>> reset; however the Open Stack dialog defaults to the last folder
>>> This is pretty much expected behavior, no?
>> Jeanne, et al:
>> The Rev dictionary says, "Use the defaultFolder to specify which
>> folder to show initially in file dialog boxes,"
>> It isn't happening.
>Sounds like a docs glitch: you should specify the folder as part of the
>"answer file" command instead. This is a feature - it used to work the
>other way but was changed to better follow OS standards.
When you're done weeping, contact Kevin Miller and tell him, as I
did, "You had it right the first time."
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