# FileParam¶

Inherits StringParamBase

## Synopsis¶

This parameter is used to specify an input file (i.e: a file that already exist).

### Member functions description¶

NatronEngine.FileParam.openFile()

When called in GUI mode, this will open a file dialog for the user. Does nothing in background mode.

NatronEngine.FileParam.reloadFile()

Force a refresh of the data read from the file. Any cached data associated to the file will be discarded.

NatronEngine.FileParam.setSequenceEnabled(enabled)
Parameters: enabled – bool

Determines whether the file dialog opened by openFile() should have support for file sequences or not.