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Using common dialogs with S60 and Maemo Platform

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Created: ebra (29 Oct 2007)
Last edited: hamishwillee (30 May 2013)


Both S60 Platform and Maemo Platform have a number of common dialogs to ease the application development.

Comparing S60 and Maemo Platforms

S60 Platform


enum TCommonDialogType
TFileName fileName;
TBuf<KMaxFileName> defaultPath;
TCommonDialogType dialogType = ECFDDialogTypeSave;
CAknFileSelectionDialog* dialog = CAknFileSelectionDialog::NewL(dialogType);
TBool result = dialog->RunDlgLD(fileName, defaultPath);

Maemo Platform


typedef struct _AppData AppData;
struct _AppData
HildonProgram *program; /* handle to application */
HildonWindow *window; /* handle to app's window */
osso_context_t *osso; /* handle to osso */
/* Struct to include view's information */
typedef struct _MainView MainView;
struct _MainView
/* Handle to app's data */
AppData *data;
/* File chooser */
gchar* interface_file_chooser(MainView * mainview, GtkFileChooserAction action)
GtkWidget *dialog;
gchar* filename = NULL;
dialog = hildon_file_chooser_dialog_new( GTK_WINDOW(mainview->data->program), action);
gtk_widget_show_all (GTK_WIDGET(dialog));
if (gtk_dialog_run (GTK_DIALOG (dialog)) == GTK_RESPONSE_OK)
filename = gtk_file_chooser_get_filename (GTK_FILE_CHOOSER (dialog));
gtk_widget_destroy (dialog);
return filename;
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