BBjFileChooserApproveEvent::getSelectedFiles

Description

In BBj 7.0 and later, this method returns the selected files at the moment the user selected the approve button.

Syntax

Return Value

Method

BBjVector

getSelectedFiles()

Parameters

None.

Return Value

Returns the BBjFileChooser's current list of selected file names. The file names will be absolute paths.

Remarks

None.

Example

REM Open SYSGUI channel
sg = unt
open(sg)"X0"

REM Get BBj objects
api! = BBjAPI()
sg! = api!.getSysGui()

REM Create main window
mainWindow! = sg!.addWindow(100, 100, 300, 500, "File Chooser Demo", $00010083$, $$)

REM Button for normal file chooser
fileChooserButton! = mainWindow!.addButton(101, 50, 10, 120, 30, "File Chooser", $$)

REM Button for directory chooser
dirChooserButton! = mainWindow!.addButton(102, 50, 50, 120, 30, "Directory Chooser", $$)

REM Set callbacks to create the choosers
fileChooserButton!.setCallback(api!.ON_BUTTON_PUSH, "OPEN_FILECHOOSER")
dirChooserButton!.setCallback(api!.ON_BUTTON_PUSH, "OPEN_DIRCHOOSER")

REM Set close callback on mainWindow!
mainWindow!.setCallback(api!.ON_CLOSE, "DO_CLOSE")

PROCESS_EVENTS

REM Callback for BBjButton fileChooserButton!
OPEN_FILECHOOSER:
flags$ = $0000$
GOSUB CREATE_FC
RETURN

REM Callback for BBjButton dirChooserButton!
OPEN_DIRCHOOSER:
flags$ = $0008$
GOSUB CREATE_FC
RETURN

REM Utility subroutine to create the appropriate chooser type with flags$
CREATE_FC:
FOR i = 0 TO idx
mainWindow!.getControl(201 + i,ERR=*BREAK).destroy()
NEXT i
REM Create new window for the file chooser.
sg!.setContext(1)
window! = sg!.addWindow(110, 110, 500, 300, "File Chooser", $00090002$, $$)

REM Create new file chooser with appropriate flags
fc! = window!.addFileChooser(101, 0, 0, 500, 300, $$, flags$)

REM Set the callbacks for interaction with the File Chooser.
window!.setCallback(api!.ON_CLOSE, "DO_DIALOG_CANCEL")
fc!.setCallback(api!.ON_FILECHOOSER_APPROVE, "DO_APPROVE")
fc!.setCallback(api!.ON_FILECHOOSER_CANCEL, "DO_CANCEL")
RETURN

REM Callback for mainWindow! ON_CLOSE
DO_CLOSE:
RELEASE

REM Callback for FileChooser approve event
DO_APPROVE:
REM add a static text for each selected file
window!.destroy()
ev! = BBjAPI().getLastEvent()

REM Get selected files from BBjFileChooserApproveEvent
vec! = ev!.getSelectedFiles()
for idx = 0 to vec!.size() - 1
if (vec!.size() > 0)
file$ = vec!.get(idx)
mainWindow!.addStaticText(201 + idx, 10, 80 + (25 * idx), 200, 25, file$)
endif
next idx
RETURN

REM Callback for FileChooser cancel event
DO_CANCEL:
REM Destroy the window with the file chooser
window!.destroy()

REM add a static text with the selected files
mainWindow!.addStaticText(201, 10, 80, 200, 30, "File selection cancelled")
idx = 0
RETURN

REM Callback for dialog close box
DO_DIALOG_CANCEL:
fc!.cancelSelection()
RETURN

See Also

BBjAPI

BBj Object Syntax

BBjFileChooser

BBj Object Diagram for an illustration of the relationship between BBjObjects.



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