get specialFolderpath(26)

miscdas at boxfrog.com miscdas at boxfrog.com
Tue Oct 15 14:24:01 CDT 2002


I'm running MetaCard 2.4.3, Win98 

  put specialFolderPath(26) 

Correctly returned the path to my Applications Data folder. 

However,
   put specialFolderPath(26) 

returns 

  folder not found 

miscdas
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sims writes: 

> Can anyone tell me if the function: 
> 
>  get specialFolderpath(26) -- user's Application Data folder 
> 
> works on all versions of Windows?  I can use it here with my Mac
> running VirtualPC Windows 98 but have no PC to test with otherwise... 
> 
> Does it work with 95 - 98 - etc.? Is there a problem using it with NT as
> suggested by Dave Cragg below? 
> 
> atb 
> 
> sims 
> 
>> The values for the "Applications Data" folders are: 
>> 
>>> get specialFolderPath(35) -- common Application Data folder
>> 
>>> get specialFolderpath(26) -- user's Application Data folder
 



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