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  1. JDK
  2. JDK-8081722

Provide public access to sun.awt.shell.ShellFolder methods which are required for implementing javax.swing.JFileChooser

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      sun.awt.shell.ShellFolder is used by file chooser view to provide a special file view hierarchy. But there is no public API to retrieve this file hierarchy, when someone needs to implement their own file chooser, or display the user-familiar file hierarchy for whatever reason. This is especially needed on Windows OS.

      Methods that are most needed are:
      ShellFolder.getShellFolder(File file)
      ShellFolder.getLinkLocation()
      ShellFolder.get("fileChooserComboBoxFolders") - which provides the interesting roots.

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              • Assignee:
                ssadetsky Semyon Sadetsky
                Reporter:
                mentlich Martin Entlicher
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