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Sets the prompt of the default button.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
FileDialog 2.7 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No
MBS( "FileDialog.SetPrompt"; text )   More


Parameter Description Example
text String to set as the prompt of the panel's default button. "Use"


Returns OK.


Sets the prompt of the default button.
This prompt appears on all dialogs in your application. By default, the text in the default button is "Open" for an Open panel and "Save" for a Save panel.
It is intended that short words or phrases, such as "Open", "Save", "Set", or "Choose", be used on the button. The button is not resized to accommodate long prompts.
Added Windows support in plugin version 8.3 for Windows Vista or newer.


Sets name:

MBS( "FileDialog.SetPrompt"; "Export" )

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This function is free to use.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 24th May 2018

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