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FileDialogWatcher.GetLastPath

Queries the last path used in open/save dialogs.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK License
FileDialog 2.6 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ❌ No Paid
MBS( "FileDialogWatcher.GetLastPath" )

Parameters

none

Result

Returns text or error.

Description

Queries the last path used in open/save dialogs.
This returns native path like "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.jpg".
Use Path.NativePathToFileMakerPath to convert to a FileMaker path if you plan to use "filemac:" for an insert file script step.
Does not work with FileMaker 8.5, 9 or 10. Works with FileMaker 11 and 12.

Added support for Windows with version 10.4, but doesn't work for FileMaker's own dialogs.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 9th November 2021


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