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FolderItem.AbsolutePath as string

Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux iOS Targets
method Files MBS MacOSX Plugin 19.5 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes All
Returns the absolute path for the file.
// test absolute path
Dim f As FolderItem = SpecialFolder.Desktop.Child("test.txt")
Dim p As String = f.AbsolutePath

Dim g As FolderItem = NewFolderItemFromAbsolutePathMBS(p)
Dim n As String = g.NativePath

MsgBox p+EndOfLine+n

For Xojo we register this function for compatibility to older Xojo and Real Studio versions.
Same as AbsolutePathMBS, but with name AbsolutePath.
On MacOS queries absolute path in MacOS Classic HFS style, but on Windows and Linux just queries native path.

Some examples using this method:

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