37699Re: WANTED: browsedir()
- Oct 2, 2004On Sat, 2004-10-02 at 15:04, Bram Moolenaar wrote:
> Steve Hall wrote:To select a location for placing files. I wrote a script for
> > 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.
non-computer saavy users to process reams of data files and they need
to select locations for dumping files, not selecting one.
> The low-level function gui_mch_browse() doesn't support it at theI read through that code and started to jump into writing a patch.
> moment. This means it has to be implemented separately for each
Even found the correct Windows call, but I know only a rudimentary bit
of C, nothing of GTK/2 and figured someone else could do it better and
I'm sure if I could find another "0" to tack onto my offer it would be
more attractive, but alas, I can not. :(
Steve Hall [ digitect mindspring com ]
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