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GetFile() Buttons caption

GetFile() Buttons caption

GetFile() Buttons caption


CODE --> vfp

GETFILE(['DOC','DOCX','XLS','XLSX','PDF'],'Bestand','Selecteer',1,'Zoek bijlage') 

This code gives nicely all captions and buttons in Dutch, with exception of the third button on the left, this guy is still in English on my pc 'New' any change to change the code so that also this one is translated/captioned into my taste?



RE: GetFile() Buttons caption

I don't think so, you can turn it off, and provide your own interface for New?


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RE: GetFile() Buttons caption

As far as I know, you can't customise that label natively in VFP.

The alternative is to call the Windows Open dialogue (see here), which can be completely customised. Or (asuming you are running uder Vista or above), there are the Common Item dialogues described here. That has the advantage that it resembles the new standard dialogues that your users will be used to (but which is very differnt from the VFP style).

In fact, I think both of those options would default to Dutch captions, assuming your users have Dutch versions of Windows.

By the way, in VFP, it's not only the New button that can't be customised. Your users will see "Files of Type" and "Cancel" in English as well.


Mike Lewis (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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RE: GetFile() Buttons caption

Thanks for your input, in fact I was hoping to do it quick and dirty with getfile, however I don't like that Microsoft forgot to translate the third button caption.
I think I will have to switch to cmdDialog or one of the alternatives you showed me.
By the way, it is really only that button which is not translated.

( the second button cancel is nicely translated into Dutch ) the other captions are done by me, see the last three parameters.

RE: GetFile() Buttons caption


it is really only that button which is not translated.

Yes, you are right, Koen. I had not way of checking what I said.


Mike Lewis (Edinburgh, Scotland)

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