[PD] how to do fileio dialog and dialog boxes

Michal Seta mis at creazone.com
Sun Jan 20 17:17:55 CET 2002

There are [openpanel] & [savepanel] externs that allow you to open and save
files through the use of dialog boxes from within your PD patch.  Is this
what you're looking for?


On 1/20/02 8:17 AM, Orm Finnendahl @ finnendahl at folkwang-hochschule.de

> Hi,
> I'm looking for the interface to dialog boxes and file i/o dialogs and
> documentation on how to access them from within pd, or is the use of
> such things greatly discouraged in a pure environment :) ?
> Yours,
> Orm
> P.S.: Unfortunately I don't have any knowledge of tk/tcl and also
> don't know a lot about guis, flow of commands and the underlying
> message system altogether, including the notion of a canvas in the
> context of pd. I just used the Interface of the old MacOS for Dialogs.

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