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open_dialog, filename, filepath

Feb 05 2013 | 3:27 pm

Hi all,

I’m a bit confused because of the Max API (for C-external programming).

When calling the open_dialog message:
short open_dialog(char *name, short *volptr, long *typeptr, long *types, short ntypes);

I only get the actual name of the file and not the complete path. In the documentation they say that the path is handled separately in a path ID (in this case the short *volptr), but how do I get the actual path as a character out of this?

Thanks in advance

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