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Get(DesktopPath)

Category: Get

Syntax: Get ( DesktopPath )

Parameters: None

Data type returned: Text

Description:

Returns the path to the desktop folder for the current user's computer. In Windows, the path format is /Drive:/Documents and Settings/UserName/Desktop/. In the Mac OS, the path format is /DriveName/Users/UserName/Desktop/.

Note that the user in this case is the operating system user account and should not be confused with the account with which a user logged in to a given database.

Examples:

Function

Results

Get (DesktopPath)

Might return /C:/Documents and Settings/Kai/Desktop/ for a user named Kai in Windows.

 

Might return /MacintoshHD/Users/Erlend/Desktop/ for a user named Erlend in the Mac OS.


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FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
FileMaker 8 Functions and Scripts Desk Reference
ISBN: 0789735113
EAN: 2147483647
Year: 2004
Pages: 352
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