Tk::FBox(3) a file dialog


use Tk::FBox;
$file = $mw->FBox(...)->Show;


"Tk::FBox" is the dialog implementation behind the "getOpenFile", "getSaveFile", and "chooseDirectory" method calls in the Unix/X11 world. As such, it supports all options for these methods and additionally:
-sortcmd => sub { $_[0] cmp $_[1] }
Specified a callback for changing the sorting of the icons in the "IconList" widget. By default, perl's "cmp" operator will be used.

From the source code:

  # Using -sortcmd is really strange :-(
  # $top->getOpenFile(-sortcmd => sub { package Tk::FBox; uc $b cmp uc $a});
  # or, un-perlish, but useable (now activated in code):
  # $top->getOpenFile(-sortcmd => sub { uc $_[1] cmp uc $_[0]});

This is an experimental option!

-type => $type
Type should be ``open'' for choosing existing files to open (default), ``save'' for choosing existing or non-existing files to save, or ``dir'' for choosing directories.
-filter => $glob
A file glob to restrict displayed files. This is only active if no -filetypes are defined.
-force => $bool
If true, then there will be no dialog if a file already exists.


The original tkfbox.tcl from Tcl/Tk is:

Copyright (c) 1994-1996 Sun Microsystems, Inc.

See the file ``license.terms'' for information on usage and redistribution of this file, and for a DISCLAIMER OF ALL WARRANTIES.

Translated to Perl/Tk by Slaven Rezic <[email protected]>.