On Jan 26, 2008, at 11:39 PM, Joe Lertola wrote: > Wow, I learned a lot about using FSRefs today. Until now I only > used FSRefs when example code that I was cribbing used them. Now I > know how to: > > use Files$ and Open with FSrefs > scan all files in a folder > get FSref of the documents folder > get FSref of the application's folder > get the file name from an FSref > get a CFURLRef for the applications folder > launch a web browser and open a url > > Thanks Brian and Ken. Joe, There is a set of Navigation Services Utilities that encapsulate tasks like getting/setting options and providing separate calls for folders, creating/getting etc. that a programmers needs. Bernie published these at one time and I would recommend taking a peek. I don't remember if Bernie made these things public. Maybe he will chime in and let us know Brian S.