[Lazarus] DefaultExt and Filter priority.

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sat Jun 16 10:37:57 CEST 2012

On Sat, 16 Jun 2012 11:29:34 +0300
Zaher Dirkey <parmaja at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Lazarus team,
> I know it is not Delphi compatibility.
> In OpenDialogs or SaveDialog if i set DefaultExt value and execute, and
> type file name without an extension, the file name return with the
> extension from the first extension in the filter.
> 1 - DefaultExt not work until filter is empty
> 2 - DefaultExt is nonsense if the Filter is set
> Most programmers set the filter except the newbie ones, then mostly
> DefaultExt is nonsense.
> My problem is my project collect the filter from the plugins, i can't sort
> it manually to put the default extension to the first, DefaultExt come not
> useful for me.

How does the user of your application know the default


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