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37697Re: WANTED: browsedir()

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  • Bram Moolenaar
    Oct 2, 2004
      Steve Hall wrote:

      > WANTED: browsedir() function that selects and returns a path/directory
      > (rather than the path/filename browse() returns).
      > I'll pay $50 US via mail or PayPal for a patch against the current Vim
      > source that adds the capability to both GTK2 and Windows platforms.
      > (Perhaps just WinNT/2K/XP as I believe browse() already does this on
      > Win95/98/ME--to be verified.) Half payment offered for patch
      > addressing one of the two platforms. If interested, please contact me
      > off list.

      Didn't see a response on this. I wonder why you need to select a
      directory in Vim.

      The low-level function gui_mch_browse() doesn't support it at the
      moment. This means it has to be implemented separately for each

      hundred-and-one symptoms of being an internet addict:
      47. You are so familiar with the WWW that you find the search engines useless.

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