Thursday, March 8, 2012

JavaFX 2.0: FileChooser, set initial directory from last directory

To open FileChooser from a given directory, we can usse the function fileChooser.setInitialDirectory(existDirectory).

Further work from last article "JavaFX 2.0: FileChooser - Open File Dialog".
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package javafx_filechooser;

import java.io.File;
import javafx.application.Application;
import javafx.event.ActionEvent;
import javafx.event.EventHandler;
import javafx.scene.Scene;
import javafx.scene.control.Button;
import javafx.scene.control.Label;
import javafx.scene.layout.StackPane;
import javafx.scene.layout.VBox;
import javafx.stage.FileChooser;
import javafx.stage.Stage;

/**
*
* @author Seven
*/
public class JavaFX_FileChooser extends Application {

File file;

/**
* @param args the command line arguments
*/
public static void main(String[] args) {
launch(args);
}

@Override
public void start(Stage primaryStage) {
primaryStage.setTitle("Hello World!");

final Label labelFile = new Label();

Button btn = new Button();
btn.setText("Open FileChooser'");
btn.setOnAction(new EventHandler<ActionEvent>() {

@Override
public void handle(ActionEvent event) {
FileChooser fileChooser = new FileChooser();

//Open directory from existing directory
if(file != null){
File existDirectory = file.getParentFile();
fileChooser.setInitialDirectory(existDirectory);
}

//Set extension filter
FileChooser.ExtensionFilter extFilter = new FileChooser.ExtensionFilter("AVI files (*.avi)", "*.avi");
fileChooser.getExtensionFilters().add(extFilter);

//Show open file dialog
file = fileChooser.showOpenDialog(null);

labelFile.setText(file.getPath());
}
});

VBox vBox = new VBox();
vBox.getChildren().addAll(labelFile, btn);

StackPane root = new StackPane();
root.getChildren().add(vBox);
primaryStage.setScene(new Scene(root, 300, 250));
primaryStage.show();
}
}



JavaFX 2.0: FileChooser, set initial directory from last directory


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