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11.2.4 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 :documents))

Figure 11.8 Selection of a file

Try also the function prompt-for-directory .

CAPI User Guide (Macintosh version) - 30 Aug 2011