Missing file chooser control

Richard Bair richard.bair at oracle.com
Tue Jan 22 17:12:35 PST 2013

Hi Mark,

> In your reply you mentioned "use the normal Java APIs to access the
> filesystem"  Are there any plans to support the Path API that's part of
> Java NIO2?  This would make is possible for developers to use file choosers
> that connect to other file systems (like FTP, NFS, etc).  Without that it
> would be similar to Swing not supporting the Collections API.

Do you mean the file chooser we show, or a custom one? Ours is just the native file chooser dialog, so you would need a customizable file chooser for that, in which case the full set of Java APIs are available to you, including new NIO APIs.


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