LispWorks CAPI User Guide > 10 Prompting for Input > 10.2 Prompting for values


10.2.4 Prompting for files

To prompt for a file, use the function prompt-for-file :

 "Enter a file:")

You can also specify a starting pathname:

  "Enter a filename:"
  :pathname (sys:get-folder-path :common-documents))

Figure 10.8 Selection of a file

Try also the function prompt-for-directory .

LispWorks CAPI User Guide (Windows version) - 22 Dec 2009