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Get(FileMakerPath)

Returns the path to the folder of the currently running copy of a FileMaker product.

Format 

Get ( FileMakerPath )

Parameters 

None

Data type returned 

text

Originated in version 

8.0

Notes 

This function is supported only in FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go. In other FileMaker products, it’s not supported and returns an empty string.

The returned path is in FileMaker format but doesn’t include a path prefix. See About path prefixes.

Example 1 

Returns /C:/Program Files/FileMaker/FileMaker Pro 19/ in Windows.

Returns /Macintosh HD/Applications/ in macOS.

Each part of the path may vary from these examples, so don't rely on the path to follow a particular pattern.

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