Returns the path to the desktop folder for the current user.
Get ( DesktopPath )
Data type returned
Originated in version
In Windows, the path format is /Drive:/Users/UserName/Desktop/.
In macOS, the path format is /DriveName/Users/username/Desktop/.
- This function is supported only in FileMaker Pro. 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.
Returns /C:/Users/John Smith/Desktop/ for a user named John Smith in Windows.
Returns /Macintosh HD/Users/johnsmith/Desktop/ for a user named John Smith in macOS.
Each part of the path may vary from these examples, so don't rely on the path to follow a particular pattern.
For an example script, see Get Folder Path script step.