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Re: Change the file-manger Octave uses to open files

From: RT
Subject: Re: Change the file-manger Octave uses to open files
Date: Tue, 6 Oct 2020 01:33:27 -0400

No it doesn't, I tried checking and unchecking (and restarting octave) to see if it would reset something and the same old dialog box appears any other ideas?

On Tue, Oct 6, 2020 at 12:40 AM Kai Torben Ohlhus <> wrote:
On 10/6/20 1:35 PM, RT wrote:
> I'm using Ubuntu 20.04 which I upgraded from 18.04 it upgraded Octave
> from 4.2 to 5.2 but it's still using the old File -manager open window. 
> How can I change this?
> Image link below of Old file-manager
> The snap version of Octave uses this file-manager which is the one I
> want to use.

Does (un)cheking the GUI setting "Edit" -> "Preferences" -> "General" ->
"Use native file dialogs" help?


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