Brian Dunning's FileMaker Custom Functions

FMPathToSystemPath ( FPath )

Converts a FileMaker filepath to a system filepath

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Kris Weyling   Kris Weyling - Show more from this author
Digital Fusion Ltd.

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  Sample input:
FMPathToSystemPath ( Get ( DocumentsPath ) )
  Sample output:

  Function definition: (Copy & paste into FileMaker's Edit Custom Function window)

Converts a FM file-path to a system file-path, wrote it so I had an easy adaptor to plug filepaths into for use with BaseElements file functions



colin   colin
Feb 26, 2018
Thank you for this. Please note there is a bug.

for windows:
ABS (Get ( SystemPlatform )) = 2
Kris   Kris, Christchurch
Feb 27, 2018
You're absolutely right, thanks for pointing that out :)

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