[IronPython] FolderBrowserDialog does not show folders

David Escobar davidescobar at ieee.org
Wed Aug 19 20:41:31 CEST 2009

Yes, I am. The full command line I'm using is:
*"C:\Program Files\IronPython 2.0.2\ipy.exe" pyc.py
/out:FolderBrowserDialogTest /main:FolderBrowserDialogTest.py /target:winexe

The dialog window does come up with every control except the tree view of

On Wed, Aug 19, 2009 at 11:27 AM, Dino Viehland <dinov at microsoft.com> wrote:

>  Are you compiling w/ the “/target:winexe” option?  You’ll need to provide
> that for doing WinForms development.
> *From:* users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com [mailto:
> users-bounces at lists.ironpython.com] *On Behalf Of *David Escobar
> *Sent:* Wednesday, August 19, 2009 11:03 AM
> *To:* Discussion of IronPython
> *Subject:* [IronPython] FolderBrowserDialog does not show folders
> I've noticed an issue with the FolderBrowserDialog window from IronPython.
> When I display it with the ShowDialog method in a compiled script (through
> pyc.py), it does not show the TreeView of folders. It will display the
> Description title and the buttons, however. If I run the script straight
> through the interpreter, it will display the folders just fine. For
> reference, I also tried the OpenFileDialog and SaveFileDialog, and those
> show up correctly in both methods. Is this a bug, or am I doing something
> wrong?
> Sample code below:
> *import clr
> clr.AddReference("System.Windows.Forms")
> from System import *
> from System.Windows.Forms import *
> dlg = FolderBrowserDialog( )
> dlg.Description = "Testing..."
> dlg.ShowDialog( )*
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