Curses::UI::Dialog::Dirbrowser - Create and manipulate filebrowser dialogs
my $cui = new Curses::UI;
my $win = $cui->add('window_id', 'Window');
# The hard way.
my $dialog = $win->add(
my $file = $dialog->get();
# The easy way (see Curses::UI documentation).
$file = $cui->filebrowser();
$file = $cui->loadfilebrowser();
$file = $cui->savefilebrowser();
Curses::UI::Dialog::Dirbrowser is a dirbrowser dialog. This type of dialog can
be used to select a directory, anywhere on the filesystem.
See exampes/demo-Curses::UI::Dialog::Dirbrowser in the distribution for a short
- -title < TEXT >
Set the title of the dialog window to TEXT.
- -path < PATH >
Set the path to start with to PATH. If this path does not exist, the
filebrowser will start in the rootdirectory.
- -show_hidden < BOOLEAN >
If BOOLEAN has a true value, hidden files (the filename starts with a dot)
will also be shown. By default this option is set to false.
- new ( OPTIONS )
- layout ( )
- draw ( BOOLEAN )
- focus ( )
These are standard methods. See Curses::UI::Container for an explanation of
- get ( )
This method will return the complete path to the file that was selected
using the filebrowser. If no file was selected, this method will return an
This will invoke the cancel button, so the filebrowser widget returns
without selecting any file.
If the directory- or filelistbox of the dialog window has the focus and the
tilde (~) button is pressed, the filebrowser will chdir to the
homedirectory of the current user.
Curses::UI, Curses::UI::Container, Curses::UI::Buttonbox
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