[Openmcl-devel] default directory

R. Matthew Emerson rme at clozure.com
Sun May 3 23:35:59 PDT 2009

On May 3, 2009, at 2:55 PM, Joakim Sandgren wrote:

> Hi, and thank you all for helping so much with my questions.
> here's another:
> based on the function  choose-directory-dialog in the GUI package I  
> have done another function adding some title strings, one for the  
> panel one for the button.
> Now I would like to add the functionality that the panel opens in a  
> default directory choosen by me.
> How do I do that?

If you're running a trunk CCL, you can look at ccl:cocoa-ide;file- 

Alternatively, you can look at it via the web:


At some point (soon) I think we need to decide on and document a  
stable API for dealing with file dialogs.  This code is probably not a  
stable API, but it might give you some hints on how to use the Cocoa  
stuff directly.

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