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Process.SetCurrentDirectory

Sets the current directory.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Process 6.5 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "Process.SetCurrentDirectory"; Path )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path The new native path. "C:\Test"

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Sets the current directory.
Some OS functions look for files relative to this folder.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

Examples

Set current directory:

MBS( "Process.SetCurrentDirectory"; "/Users/cs/Desktop" )

Set current path on Windows:

MBS( "Process.SetCurrentDirectory"; "C:\Test" )

See also


Process.LoadLibrary   -   Process.SetFrontMost

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