FileMaker Command - Get(DocumentsPath)


Igeek take a look at this FileMaker database command.

Get(DocumentsPath)
Returns the path to the Documents folder for the current user.

Format 
Get ( DocumentsPath )

Parameters 
None

Data type returned 
text

Originated in version 
8.0

Description 
In FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go, returns the path to the current user’s Documents folder. The path format varies by operating system.

When running on server-side scripts, Get(DocumentsPath) returns the location of the Documents folder. The Documents folder is used as a shared location that scripts from different sessions or other processes on the machine can use to import or export files.

Notes 
•In FileMaker WebDirect, the FileMaker Data API, and Custom Web Publishing, this function is not supported and returns an empty string.

•The returned path is in FileMaker format but doesn’t include a path prefix.

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