Pick Directory

This is one of a series of posts highlighting new features available in version 13 of JMP.

Pick Directory is a JSL function that is used to allow the user to select a directory on the computer. ¬†Sometimes you don’t know where to look for data, or where to save data, so you ask the user using this function.

The dialog window that is presented to the user has had a big update.  In earlier versions of JMP the window felt like a hangover from WIndows 95, it was cramped and made navigation difficult:

pickdir-old

In version 13 of JMP the dialog window now gives the full functionality of Windows Explorer (I don’t know how this functionality is implemented in Mac):

pickdir-new
This is a much improved interface for navigating file structures.

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