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TrFile_FileSpecToFullPath (function ref; obsolete)

By June 1, 2024June 4th, 2024Online Help, Troi File Plug-in
Troi File Plug-in > Functions reference > TrFile_FileSpecToFullPath
Troi File Plug-in for FileMaker Pro


(Obsolete) This function used to return the full path of a file or folder from the FSSpec. macOS only.

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TrFile_FileSpecToFullPath( switches ; FileSpec )


switches leave empty or set to "-Unused"
FileSpec the FSSpec of a file or folder. It is of the form ":volumeID:directoryID:fileName"

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The function TrFile_FileSpecToFullPath is obsolete and now returns error code $$-4266 (kErrNoLongerSupported).

Originated in

Troi File Plug-in 3.0


FileMaker Pro 17 to FileMaker Pro 21 (2024)


As FSSpecs are deprecated this function no longer is useful. You should remove this function from your scripts.

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