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WD ABap - Directory Browser

Is there any possiblity to build a directory browser or to get all directories of the frontend, i.e. where the client/browser runs????similar to the cl_gui_frontend_services methods, but the only work with sapgui.

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    Jul 31, 2006 at 10:50 AM

    Hello Oliver,

    Won't the easiest way be to use a file selector? (i.e. like <input type="file"> in an HTML form?)

    What do you intend to browse for, and what do you want to do with the file(s) selected?

    Only the browser has access to the local file system, as the input type file produces this kind of dialog, which is a browser function, but other than that, I think the browser will prevent a subprocess from accessing the file system, or will cause some sort of security warning (e.g. if you are using an ActiveX control or applet).

    So unless you have a special ActiveX control or applet to suit your specific needs, you cannot get information to the server about the client filesystem (other than via the standard html form elements).



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    • Former Member Oliver Russinger

      Hi Oliver,

      Could you please tell me howyou were able to imlement a file browser in your webdynpro screen?