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FileDialog.SetShowHidden

Specifies whether the panel displays files that are normally hidden from the user.

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

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
value Whether to show hidden files. Pass 0 to hide invisible files and 1 to show invisible files. 1

Result

Returns OK.

Description

Specifies whether the panel displays files that are normally hidden from the user.
Default is 0.
Available in macOS 10.6 and later. The flag is ignored on older macOS versions.

Examples

Show hidden files:

Set Variable [$r; Value:MBS("FileDialog.SetShowHidden"; 1)]

See also

Example Databases

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 10th August 2020


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