standard file dialog?

Jan Schenkel janschenkel at
Wed Oct 1 04:31:01 EDT 2003

--- Joel Rees <joel at> wrote:
> I know I must just be missing something, but what's
> the equivalent of
> the Mac OS's standard file dialogs?
> I need to let the user specify a place and name to
> save a (results) stack
> to.

Hi Joel,

Have a look at the Transcript Dictionary entries for
the commands 'ask file' and 'answer file'.
- ask file "Save file as :"
- answer file "Open file :"

Hope this helped,

Jan Schenkel.

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