[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Open dialog

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From: Robert Covington <artlythere@...>
Date: Wed, 21 Oct 2009 22:12:48 -0400
On Oct 21, 2009, at 9:31 PM, Brian Heibert wrote:

> How do you display a open dialog in FB5/FBtoC
> and read and write files?
> Could someone post a example?
> Brian

You mean the thing you get with a Files$ statement?


dim fileName$
dim yurFSepticSpectank as FSSpec

fileName$ = FILES$(_FSSpecOpenPreview,"","Please select a movie to  

This is basic BASIC, really basic BASIC stuff. See Reference for Files$.

If you mean a customized open dialog, with popup filters and all  
manner of heck, that's a cyan monkey of another fur-color process.  
See Nav Services examples.