Apparatus, methods, and computer program products that disclose an entity chooser (similar to a file chooser) that uniformly presents heterogeneous entities accessed through different access methods. The invention allows a computer user to select, using a single interface, an entity from a collection of entities representing accessible information. For example, the invention can simultaneously and uniformly present entities located on a filesystem along with entities found on a network to the user for selection.
* 2007/0118,869 "Method and a system for controlling, navigating and managing data files, url's and other file system objects using code-based commands, in a computer system or an appliance enhanced by a computer system"
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