[maplab-users] displaying raster file types in dialog box

Paul Spencer
Mon, 29 Jul 2002 14:54:35 -0400

this is a known issue with the current file browser, it was originally 
designed for shape files only.  We have plans to extend it to allow 
multiple filters which would then fix this problem.  For now, you'll 
need to type the name manually.


Paul Spencer
Applications and Software Development
DM Solutions Group

Tweedy, Scott wrote:

>I'm not sure if I have a filter turned on or something.  When I go to add
>layers to a .map file and I use the dialog box to add layers, the window
>that opens and displays filenames only displays vector datasets (.shp files
>for me).  Even if I type a TIFF or ECW filename into this box in the
>Filename text box and click OK, the name isn't put in the text box in the
>mapedit application.  Is this normal?  If it is, can we get raster datatypes
>to display in this "Open existing file" child window.
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