Returns the path to the preferences and default options folder for the current user.
Get ( PreferencesPath )
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In Windows, the path format is /Drive:/Users/UserName/AppData/Local/.
In macOS, the path format is /DriveName/Users/UserName/Library/Preferences/.
- This function is supported only in FileMaker Pro and FileMaker Go. In other FileMaker products, it’s not supported and returns an empty string.
Returns /C:/Users/John Smith/AppData/Local/ for a user named John Smith in Windows.
Returns /Macintosh HD/Users/John Smith/Library/Preferences/ 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.