5.3.14 Open File dialog

This dialog opens project files, LISA source files, and text documents.

To display the dialog:

  • Select Open File from the File menu.

  • Select a file in the Component window and select Open from the context menu.

Look in

Specify the directory.

File name

Enter the name of the file.

File type

Select the type of file.


Click to open the file.

Open project file as text in source editor

Active for non-.lisa and for .sgproj files. Check to enable the opening of the file as plain text in the Source window.


  • Use this option, for example, for a .sgproj file to manually edit the list of repositories. Such changes take effect after you close and reopen the file.
  • If you select a .sgproj file without checking this box, the project loads.


Save time with the Recently selected files drop-down list. To remove a file, mouse over it and press Delete, or right-click and select Remove from list from the context menu.
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