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

Jackson Harper jackson at ximian.com
Sat Feb 25 20:50:39 EST 2006

Are you guys sure that the initial directory has anything to do with
this?  To me it looks like its just failing trying to find all the UI
icons.  We really should have all this mime stuff wrapped in a

Am Sonntag:  What linux distro are you using?


On Sat, 2006-02-25 at 23:24 +0100, Alexander Olk wrote:
> Am Sonntag, den 26.02.2006, 01:16 +0530 schrieb vijaya raghava
> mutharaju:
> >       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...
> Cheers
>   Alexander Olk
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