[PD] Hidden folders in PD open/save dialog

IOhannes m zmoelnig zmoelnig at iem.at
Wed Apr 2 10:55:25 CEST 2008

Hans-Christoph Steiner wrote:
> This would be huge, it would greatly help the newbies.  In workshops,  
> a lot of people had trouble with those open/save panels.
> There are quite a few apps written with Tcl/Tk for GNU/Linux, so I am  
> sure we are not the first to want this feature.  I would be very  
> surprised if another Tcl/Tk app hasn't solved this already.

according to http://www.groupsrv.com/computers/about266840.html it is 
acutally already built into tk-8.4 but not exposed!

quoting this article:
 > If you have Tcl/Tk 8.4.12, find the file "tkfbox.tcl" in your Tk
 > installation. At line 777, you will see:
 > set ::tk::dialog::file::showHiddenBtn 0
 > set ::tk::dialog::file::showHiddenVar 1
 > Replace them by:
 > set ::tk::dialog::file::showHiddenBtn 1
 > set ::tk::dialog::file::showHiddenVar 0
 > And you're done...


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