Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
more useful options
 
PerlMonks  

comment on

( [id://3333]=superdoc: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

While I haven't any experience with Win32::GUI, I've used Perl/Tk successfully for this exact problem. The key methods are getOpenFile and getSaveFile Here's a short example:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w use Tk 8.0; use strict; my $mw = MainWindow->new( -title => 'File Test' ); my $menu_bar = $mw->Menu; $mw->configure( -menu => $menu_bar ); my $file_mb = $menu_bar->cascade( -label => '~File', -tearoff => 0 ); $file_mb->command( -label => 'Open', -underline => 0, -command => \&f_ +open ); $file_mb->command( -label => 'Save', -underline => 0, -command => \&f_ +save ); $file_mb->separator; $file_mb->command( -label => 'Exit', -underline => 1, -command => sub{ +exit} ); MainLoop; sub f_open { my $filename = $mw->getOpenFile( -title => 'Open File:', -defaultextension => '.txt', -initialdir => '.' ); ### do something with $filename warn "Opened $filename\n"; } sub f_save { my $filename = $mw->getSaveFile( -title => 'Save File:', -defaultextension => '.txt', -initialdir => '.' ); ### do something with $filename warn "Saved $filename\n"; } #

Note that Question 16.2. - Is there a file selector? of the (somewhat stale) Perl/Tk FAQ lists several alternatives. Which, if any, of these is what got built into the Tk of ActiveState Perl, I don't know...


In reply to Re: How do I make Open and Save As file dialogs? (Win32) by ase
in thread How do I make Open and Save As file dialogs? (Win32) by Buckaroo Buddha

Title:
Use:  <p> text here (a paragraph) </p>
and:  <code> code here </code>
to format your post, it's "PerlMonks-approved HTML":



  • Posts are HTML formatted. Put <p> </p> tags around your paragraphs. Put <code> </code> tags around your code and data!
  • Titles consisting of a single word are discouraged, and in most cases are disallowed outright.
  • Read Where should I post X? if you're not absolutely sure you're posting in the right place.
  • Please read these before you post! —
  • Posts may use any of the Perl Monks Approved HTML tags:
    a, abbr, b, big, blockquote, br, caption, center, col, colgroup, dd, del, div, dl, dt, em, font, h1, h2, h3, h4, h5, h6, hr, i, ins, li, ol, p, pre, readmore, small, span, spoiler, strike, strong, sub, sup, table, tbody, td, tfoot, th, thead, tr, tt, u, ul, wbr
  • You may need to use entities for some characters, as follows. (Exception: Within code tags, you can put the characters literally.)
            For:     Use:
    & &amp;
    < &lt;
    > &gt;
    [ &#91;
    ] &#93;
  • Link using PerlMonks shortcuts! What shortcuts can I use for linking?
  • See Writeup Formatting Tips and other pages linked from there for more info.
  • Log In?
    Username:
    Password:

    What's my password?
    Create A New User
    Domain Nodelet?
    Chatterbox?
    and the web crawler heard nothing...

    How do I use this?Last hourOther CB clients
    Other Users?
    Others cooling their heels in the Monastery: (5)
    As of 2024-07-16 20:36 GMT
    Sections?
    Information?
    Find Nodes?
    Leftovers?
      Voting Booth?

      No recent polls found

      Notices?
      erzuuli‥ 🛈The London Perl and Raku Workshop takes place on 26th Oct 2024. If your company depends on Perl, please consider sponsoring and/or attending.