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Open standard dialog box for selecting and saving file.

Calling Sequence


Input parameters


a string matrix which gives the file masks to use for file selection. file_mask is written with Unix convention. The default value is '*'.

we can also add descriptions for masks, for example ["*.x*","X files";"*.bin","BIN files"].


a character string which gives the initial directory used for file search. By default uiputfile uses the previously selected directory.


a character string which gives the title of the uiputfile window. By default uiputfile's title is 'uiputfile'.

Output parameters


string which give the user selected file (path + file name) if user answers "Ok" or the " " string if user answers "Cancel".


is the user selected file path if user answers "Ok" or the " " string if user answers "Cancel".


is the user selected filter index on the list box if user answers "Ok" or '0' string if user answers "Cancel"


Creates a dialog window for file saving.


uiputfile(["*.x*","X files";"*.bin","BIN files"],"SCI/modules/gui/macros/")
uiputfile(["*.sce";"*.bin"],"SCI/modules/gui/macros/", "Choose a file name");

See Also

  • uigetfile — dialog window to get a file(s) name(s), path and filter index
  • uigetdir — dialog for selecting a directory
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