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OpenFileDialogFilter Property
Gets or sets the current file name filter string, which determines the choices that appear in the "Save as file type" or "Files of type" box in the dialog box. See System.Windows.Forms.FileDialog for details.

Namespace: Rhino.UI
Assembly: RhinoCommon (in RhinoCommon.dll) Version: 5.1.50000.0 (5.0.20693.0)
Syntax
public string Filter { get; set; }

Property Value

Type: String
Examples
using System;

partial class Examples
{
  public static Rhino.Commands.Result AddBackgroundBitmap(Rhino.RhinoDoc doc)
  {
    // Allow the user to select a bitmap file
    var fd = new Rhino.UI.OpenFileDialog { Filter = "Image Files (*.bmp;*.png;*.jpg)|*.bmp;*.png;*.jpg" };
      if (!fd.ShowOpenDialog())
      return Rhino.Commands.Result.Cancel;

    // Verify the file that was selected
    System.Drawing.Image image;
    try
    {
      image = System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(fd.FileName);
    }
    catch (Exception)
    {
      return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure;
    }

    // Allow the user to pick the bitmap origin
    var gp = new Rhino.Input.Custom.GetPoint();
    gp.SetCommandPrompt("Bitmap Origin");
    gp.ConstrainToConstructionPlane(true);
    gp.Get();
    if (gp.CommandResult() != Rhino.Commands.Result.Success)
      return gp.CommandResult();

    // Get the view that the point was picked in.
    // This will be the view that the bitmap appears in.
    var view = gp.View();
    if (view == null)
    {
      view = doc.Views.ActiveView;
      if (view == null)
        return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure;
    }

    // Allow the user to specify the bitmap width in model units
    var gn = new Rhino.Input.Custom.GetNumber();
    gn.SetCommandPrompt("Bitmap width");
    gn.SetLowerLimit(1.0, false);
    gn.Get();
    if (gn.CommandResult() != Rhino.Commands.Result.Success)
      return gn.CommandResult();

    // Cook up some scale factors
    var w = gn.Number();
    var image_width = image.Width;
    var image_height = image.Height;
    var h = w * (image_height / image_width);

    var plane = view.ActiveViewport.ConstructionPlane();
    plane.Origin = gp.Point();
    view.ActiveViewport.SetTraceImage(fd.FileName, plane, w, h, false, false);
    view.Redraw();
    return Rhino.Commands.Result.Success;
  }
}
import Rhino
import scriptcontext
import System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult
import System.Drawing.Image

def AddBackgroundBitmap():
    # Allow the user to select a bitmap file
    fd = Rhino.UI.OpenFileDialog()
    fd.Filter = "Image Files (*.bmp;*.png;*.jpg)|*.bmp;*.png;*.jpg"
    if fd.ShowDialog()!=System.Windows.Forms.DialogResult.OK:
        return Rhino.Commands.Result.Cancel

    # Verify the file that was selected
    image = None
    try:
        image = System.Drawing.Image.FromFile(fd.FileName)
    except:
        return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure

    # Allow the user to pick the bitmap origin
    gp = Rhino.Input.Custom.GetPoint()
    gp.SetCommandPrompt("Bitmap Origin")
    gp.ConstrainToConstructionPlane(True)
    gp.Get()
    if gp.CommandResult()!=Rhino.Commands.Result.Success:
        return gp.CommandResult()

    # Get the view that the point was picked in.
    # This will be the view that the bitmap appears in.
    view = gp.View()
    if view is None:
        view = scriptcontext.doc.Views.ActiveView
        if view is None: return Rhino.Commands.Result.Failure

    # Allow the user to specify the bitmap with in model units
    gn = Rhino.Input.Custom.GetNumber()
    gn.SetCommandPrompt("Bitmap width")
    gn.SetLowerLimit(1.0, False)
    gn.Get()
    if gn.CommandResult()!=Rhino.Commands.Result.Success:
        return gn.CommandResult()

    # Cook up some scale factors
    w = gn.Number()
    h = w * (image.Width / image.Height)

    plane = view.ActiveViewport.ConstructionPlane()
    plane.Origin = gp.Point()
    view.ActiveViewport.SetTraceImage(fd.FileName, plane, w, h, False, False)
    view.Redraw()
    return Rhino.Commands.Result.Success

if __name__=="__main__":
    AddBackgroundBitmap()
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