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OpenSolaris 2009.06 - man page for tk_choosedirectory (opensolaris section 1t)

tk_chooseDirectory(1T)					       Tk Built-In Commands					    tk_chooseDirectory(1T)


tk_chooseDirectory - pops up a dialog box for the user to select a directory.
tk_chooseDirectory ?option value ...? _________________________________________________________________
The procedure tk_chooseDirectory pops up a dialog box for the user to select a directory. The following option-value pairs are possible as command line arguments: -initialdir dirname Specifies that the directories in directory should be displayed when the dialog pops up. If this parameter is not specified, then the directories in the current working directory are displayed. If the parameter specifies a relative path, the return value will convert the relative path to an absolute path. This option may not always work on the Macintosh. This is not a bug. Rather, the General Controls control panel on the Mac allows the end user to override the application default directory. -parent window Makes window the logical parent of the dialog. The dialog is displayed on top of its parent window. -title titleString Specifies a string to display as the title of the dialog box. If this option is not specified, then a default title will be dis- played. -mustexist boolean Specifies whether the user may specify non-existent directories. If this parameter is true, then the user may only select directo- ries that already exist. The default value is false.
set dir [tk_chooseDirectory \ -initialdir ~ -title "Choose a directory"] if {$dir eq ""} { label .l -text "No directory selected" } else { label .l -text "Selected $dir" }
tk_getOpenFile(1T), tk_getSaveFile(1T)
directory, selection, dialog, platform-specific
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +--------------------+-----------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Availability | SUNWTk | +--------------------+-----------------+ |Interface Stability | Uncommitted | +--------------------+-----------------+
Source for Tk is available on Tk 8.3 tk_chooseDirectory(1T)