Is it possible to open a folder in Finder with the open external API?

open-external

#1

Use case:
A designer selects a layer, opens Rendition Plugin 2000 and exports a rendition to the file system. They then want to access that rendition. They click the Open in Finder button in the plugin UI and it opens.


#2

I wonder if Shell.openExternal’ing a URL with file:/// would work?

https://adobexdplatform.com/plugin-docs/reference/uxp/class/Shell.html?h=shell


#3

@cpryland
It doesn’t, unfortunately. It used to work (during the Beta) but then got taken out…


#4

I don’t think there is any way to do this (considering file:// explicitly got taken out of openExternal()) at the moment. I think someone once mentioned it works if you have a link in a dialog, but I have tried that and wasn’t able to get it to work, so I don’t know if that’s possible or not…