Use the opendialog object to select a file of a specific type or folder from a standard dialog window. To choose a folder, use the "fold" type. opendialog reports the entire pathname of the file or folder chosen, which can be passed to any Max object after the word or .
Sets opendialog to choose folders only
Use this argument to list audio files (AIFF, NeXT/Sun, and WAV, along with some generic data file types). Jitter Appendix A lists all the files that can be opened.
One or more symbols set the list of file types that determine which files are listed by the opendialog object.
Common Box Attributes
If the dialog box is cancelled by the user, amessage is sent out the right outlet.
Out left outlet: The absolute pathname of the file chosen by the user as a symbol. The output pathnames contain slash separators.
Absolute pathnames look like this:
The conformpath object can be used to convert paths of one pathtype and/or pathstyle to another.
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