<AWT Dev> RFE: new function in Desktop class

Denis Fokin Denis.Fokin at Sun.COM
Mon Mar 22 00:42:14 PDT 2010

Hi Paulo,

do you have a reference implementation or some kind of prototype?

Thank you,

On 3/6/10 6:48 PM, Paulo Levi wrote:
> Hi. I'm using Desktop.open to open the default file explorer, by doing 
> File.getParent() and opening that.
> However i'd like the file(s) that interest me to open selected in the 
> file explorer, but as the open function is overloaded there doesn't 
> seem to be a way to do that?
> I'm proposing to separate the file explorer part into a separate 
> function call that can be called with a normal file, not only 
> directories, so that the files can appear selected and visible, like 
> any decent file explorer does.
> Can't think of a good name for the function since browse is already taken.

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