RE - defaultFolder usage

Ken Ray kray at
Mon Jul 15 15:41:01 EDT 2002

Actually, guys, it *does* work in Windows, just not in all *versions* of
Windows. For example, in Windows 2000 it will work just fine. However in
Windows XP, it won't. Filippo, what version of Windows are you using?

Ken Ray
Sons of Thunder Software
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Howard Bornstein" <bornstein at>
To: <use-revolution at>
Sent: Monday, July 15, 2002 2:24 PM
Subject: Re: RE - defaultFolder usage

> Hi Filippo,
> Here's an easy solution for the Mac and Unix:
> answer folder "Select  the default folder..."
> -- I choose, e.g., "C:/Documents and Settings/Filippo/Documenti"
> if it is not empty then
> set the defaultFolder to it
>   put the defaultfolder into df
>   put "/" after df
> put df -- to check it
> answer file "Select the file..." with df
> end if
> But according to the docs: "Cross-platform note:  The defaultPath
> parameter applies only to Mac OS and Unix systems. On Windows systems,
> this parameter has no effect."
> Since your example indicated a windows system, this may not be too
> helpful.
> Howard Bornstein
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