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Variable filepath for non English users

Question asked by lijnbach on Nov 27, 2014
Latest reply on Apr 28, 2015 by lijnbach


Variable filepath for non English users


FileMaker Pro



Operating system version

OSX 10.10.1

Description of the issue

In most countries (like the Netherlands) OSX as well as Filemaker is translated.

In a variable file path the path is like the translation.

E.g. (In Dutch): file:/Mcintosh HD/Gebruikers/downloads/administratie.

I couldn't get het variable file path working, until I discovered that "Gebruikers" has to be replaced with the original English term "Users".

Ik took me a lot of time to find out and for non English users this is very confusing.

Hans Lijnbach