Blue Mango Learning Systems GLX Application Framework version 1.2.0 build 1

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function glxapp_fileTypeFilterString()

Returns a file type filter string suitable for use with 'ask file with type'.

function glxapp_fileTypeFilterString pFileFilterName
Simple parameter. pFileFilterName Name of File Filter object to convert into the string.

'ask file with type' filters the available files that a user can select in the dialog using a specially formatted string. This function will generate that string based on the file extensions that have been defined for a File Type Filter object. The string will look something similar to this:

JPEG file|jpg|JPEG

put glxapp_fileTypeFilterString("Image Files") into theFilteTypeFilter 
answer file "Select image file:" with type theFilteTypeFilter


File type filter string