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Chapter 7 Controllers
The filename selection menu was implemented to allow a user write the filename of a file including its full pathname to a Stringout record, though it could be used to write a file name to any string-type field. When the user clicks on a filename selection menu in DM, the filename selection popup window appears. By selecting a file and clicking on Open, a string of the file's name including its path name is sent to the channel.
The default directory and the filter can be configured in EDD. A filter is simply a character pattern that utilizes the wildcard character '*', so that only names matching the pattern are displayed. For instance, the pattern
Figure 7-10 shows the property sheet of a filename selection object.
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