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Queries temporary folder.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Folders 6.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Folders.UserTemporary" )   More




Returns path or error.


Queries temporary folder.
This is a native path. You can use Path.NativePathToFileMakerPath if you need to use path in a script step.

On Mac Folders.UserTemporary is in the user's home folder while the system wide temporary folder is in /var/folders and can be queried with Folders.SystemTemporary.


Get path for temp PDF file:

Set Variable [$temppath; Value:MBS( "Path.AddPathComponent"; MBS( "Folders.UserTemporary" ); "temp.pdf")]

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Release notes

Created 23th April 2016, last changed 17th June 2018

Folders.UserPreferences   -   Folders.UserTrash

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