- tk_getOpenFilePreview - pop up a dialog box for the user to select a QuickTime movie file to open
- package require QuickTimeTcl ?version?
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tk_getOpenFilePreview - pops up a dialog box for the user to select a QuickTime movie file to open.
package require QuickTimeTcl ?version?
The procedure tk_getOpenFilePreview pops up a
dialog box for the user to select a QuickTime movie file to open. It is similar to the tk_getOpenFile command, but only files that can be opened as QuickTime movies are shown. Moreover, an optional preview helps the user to select the wanted movie. The preview may include sound as well as video or a still image.
On the Macintosh, the files shown includes all files whose file type is 'MooV'. It also lists all files that can be translated into a QuickTime movie format using a
tk_getOpenFilePreview command is usually associated with the Open
command in the File menu. Its purpose is for the user to select an
existing QuickTime movie file only.
If the user selects a file, tk_getOpenFilePreview returns the full pathname of this file. If the user cancels the operation, the command returns an empty string.
tk_getSaveFile, tk_getOpenFile, tk_chooseDirectory,
Movie, seqgrabber, and ::quicktimetcl::info
file selection dialog,QuickTime
Copyright © 2000-2001 Mats Bengtsson