tixFileSelectDialog(n) Tix Built-In Commands tixFileSelectDialog(n)
tixFileSelectDialog - Create and manipulate tixFileSelectDialog widgets
tixFileSelectDialog pathName ?options?
The TixFileSelectDialog class does not have a super-class.
TixFileSelectDialog supports all the standard options of a frame wid‐
get. See the options(n) manual entry for details on the standard
[-command command] Specifies the command to be called when the user
chooses on a filename (usually by selecting the filename and clicking
on the "OK" button"). The command is called with one argument, the
complete pathname of the file.
The StdButtonBox subwidget at the bottom of FileSelectDialog. It
contains the "OK", "Filter, "Cancel" and "Help" buttons.
The FileSelectBox subwidget at the top of the FileSelectDialog.
The tixFileSelectDialog command creates a new window (given by the
pathName argument) and makes it into a FileSelectDialog widget. Addi‐
tional options, described above, may be specified on the command line
or in the option database to configure aspects of the FileSelectDialog
such as its cursor and relief.
The FileSelectDialog widget provides an convenient method for the user
to select files. The FileSelectBox is similar to the standard Motif(TM)
The tixFileSelectDialog command creates a new Tcl command whose name is
the same as the path name of the FileSelectDialog's window. This com‐
mand may be used to invoke various operations on the widget. It has the
following general form:
pathName option ?arg arg ...?
PathName is the name of the command, which is the same as the FileSe‐
lectDialog widget's path name. Option and the args determine the exact
behavior of the command. The following commands are possible for FileS‐
pathName cget option
Returns the current value of the configuration option given by
option. Option may have any of the values accepted by the tix‐
pathName configure ?option? ?value option value ...?
Query or modify the configuration options of the widget. If no
option is specified, returns a list describing all of the avail‐
able options for pathName (see Tk_ConfigureInfo for information
on the format of this list). If option is specified with no
value, then the command returns a list describing the one named
option (this list will be identical to the corresponding sublist
of the value returned if no option is specified). If one or
more option-value pairs are specified, then the command modifies
the given widget option(s) to have the given value(s); in this
case the command returns an empty string. Option may have any
of the values accepted by the tixFileSelectDialog command.
Withdraws the FileSelectDialog from the screen.
Pops up the FileSelectDialog on the screen.
pathName subwidget name ?args?
When no options are given, this command returns the pathname of
the subwidget of the specified name.
When options are given, the widget command of the specified sub‐
widget will be called with these options.
Tix 4.0 tixFileSelectDialog(n)