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I recently updated my SAP GUI for Windows to 7.50, and I noticed some quirky things to happen, that didn't appear in prior releases.

One thing I noticed was affecting the Directory selection of the Frontend services (CL_GUI_FRONTEND_SERVICES=>DIRECTORY_BROWSE). It appeared as if my Desktop folder has been set as intial folder, preventing me to traverse up to some more useful folders:



I tinkered a bit around with the Class test tool, and I noticed that, if I provide \ (root directory) as value for parameter INITIAL_FOLDER, I get the Directory selection I was accustomed.

Finally, I invoked method CL_GUI_FRONTEND_SERVICES=>DIRECTORY_SET_CURRENT (despite the developer comment to not use), providing value \ for parameter CURRENT_DIRECTORY, and that did the trick.

Now my Directory selection let me select useful folders again:

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jude_bradley
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When I run a test on the same  method I get SAP_GUI as the default entry point



 

What gui patch are you using? Did you test with patch level 3?
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Sorry for late reply,

I created this blog back in middle/end September, and never thought it will be published yet by SAP.

I still use Patch level 2. I noticed that after some time the behavior did "snap back", but now I help myself by typing the complete target folder path directly into the folder input field, which works for me.

 

 
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