Procedure DatasetSelect(data\_category, dataset[, title])


The procedure DatasetSelect shows a dialog box in which the user can select an existing dataset for a given data category.

        data_category,   ! (input) element in AllDataCategories
        dataset,         ! (output) element parameter in AllDataSets
        [title]          ! (optional) string expression



An element in AllDataCategories, specifying the data category for which you want to the user to select a dataset.


An element parameter in AllDataSets. On return the dataset will refer to the selected dataset.

title (optional)

A string expression that is used as the title for the dialog box. If this argument is omitted, then a default title is used.

Return Value

The procedure returns 1 if the user did select a dataset. If the user pressed Cancel, then the procedure returns 0.


  • This function is only applicable if the project option Data_Management_style is set to Single_Data_Manager_file.

See also

The procedure DatasetSelectNew.