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BlitzMax Docs -> 2D - A-Z -> R -> RequestFile

RequestFile$( text$,extensions$="",save_flag=False,initial_path$="" )

Returns:

The path of the selected file or an empty string if the operation was cancelled.

Description:

Display system file requester.

text is used as the title of the file requester.

The optional extensions string can either be a comma separated list offile extensions or as in the following example groups of extensionsthat begin with a "group:" and separated by a semicolon.save_flag can be True to create a save-style requester, or False to create a load-style requester.

initial_path is the initial path for the file requester.

Note that a user interface may not be available when in graphics mode on some platforms.

Example:

' requestfile.bmx

filter$="Image Files:png,jpg,bmp;Text Files:txt;All Files:*"
filename$=RequestFile( "Select graphic file to open",filter$ )

Print filename 

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