[Mono-winforms-list] RE: porting System.Windows.Forms applications fromWindows to Linux

Alexander Olk xenomorph2 at onlinehome.de
Sat Feb 25 17:24:15 EST 2006

Am Sonntag, den 26.02.2006, 01:16 +0530 schrieb vijaya raghava
>       Iam using the latest version of mono only - I did set
> the InitialDirectory property to "/root". If I leave it empty, then
> also it is giving an exception.It is saying that it cannot find the
> path specified.Are there any escape sequences in Linux that we should
> be aware of like in Windows it is '\'. 
>        For eg: directory - "D:\Programs" is specified as "D:\
> \Programs". 
>  In Windows it is working even though I specified as "/root". Since it
> is not there, it is neglecting it and opening the default directory.

So, I tried with empty InitalDirectory, with "/root", with "D:\Programs"
and whatever...

No exception, nothing. If InitialDirectory isn't found it uses the
current directory. My guess is, that your installation picks up the
wrong System.Windows.Forms dll as I fixed this not so long ago...

  Alexander Olk

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