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Browser to Connect Application
on the Microsoft® Windows® and on the Mac OS® X platform you will get the system
file browser instead of the browser described on this page!
This file browser can be used to locate the executable file of an
application program which shall be connected to the
Such an application can use uDraw(Graph) as a user interface
One application is the
which is part of the distribution package.
The browser has two views, one for the directories and one for
the files in the current directory.
The current directory is the one shown in the "Selection" field.
To navigate through the directories, double-click on the elements
in the directory view.
By clicking on "..", you move back to the parent directory.
To choose a file, either select it in the file view and press the
"Connect" button or simply double-click it.
The browser beeps when you try to access a file or directory for
which you do not have permissions, or when the specified file does
After pressing connect, a
will appear where the command-line options and the connection
type can be specified.
Dialog Elements of the File Browser
Shows the filter expression currently applied to the file view.
The filter can be selected either with the "Types" option button or
by manually typing wildcards or regular (shell) expressions here.
A list to show the directories inside the current directory
(which is displayed in the "Selection" field). Double-click
on the list elements to navigate through the directories.
".." moves to the parent directory.
A list to show the executable files inside the current directory
(which is displayed in the "Selection" field).
Select one of the list elements and press the "Connect" button to
start a particular uDraw(Graph) application program.
You can accelerate this by double-clicking a file.
Used to go back to a previously visited directory or to the
home directory of the user.
Used to reduce the number of elements in the Files view.
You can choose to see all files (default), only the graph
files or only the status files.
Select this check button to see hidden files and directories.
This text entry field shows the current selection which is modified
when you browse through the directories. The browser usually suggests
an appropriate initial selection. You can also edit the "Selection"
field by hand: if the entered selection is a directory, the browser
will move to that directory, otherwise the specified file is opened
Push button to connect the executable file specified in the "Selection"
The file must exist to proceed with the load operation, otherwise
the browser beeps.
Push button to close the file browser without performing any action.
Push button to start the
online help system
with this page.