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Re^4: Directory and file selection with PERL/Tk

by elef (Friar)
on Jun 13, 2013 at 12:02 UTC ( #1038728=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^3: Directory and file selection with PERL/Tk
in thread Directory and file selection with PERL/Tk

No, I'm still using this ugly and clumsy widget... I don't think there's an easily available better option.
As far as creating a new subdirectory, the chooseDirectory returns a path, you create the directory. Parts of my code look something like this:
my $folder; # in real code this is triggered by a button press $folder = $mw->chooseDirectory( -initialdir => '~', -title => 'Choo +se a folder',); # triggered after user made its folder choice # almost certainly won't work if user enters a multi-level folder stru +cture if (!-d "$folder") { print "\nCreating $folder"; mkdir "$folder" or abort("Can't create folder $folder: $! at line +" . __LINE__); # abort sub is my own code, use die if needed }

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