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Can FileMaker auto-create folders when saving to file paths?


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I have a script that save documents (Quotes, Invoices, Purchase Orders) to the user's documents folder. My script returns an error if the folders don't exist in the file save document path. Is there a way to auto-create missing folders? I need a solution for both Mac and Windows. Thanks.

For example: 

~user/documents/Company Docs/Quotes
~user/documents/Company Docs/Invoices
~user/documents/Company Docs/Purchase Orders
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A plugin is probably the most convenient way to handle this, but you can also use OS-level scripting (Send Event[] on Windows and Perform AppleScript[] on OS X).

 

Another option is to export zipped folders from a container - but this will overwrite the existing ones (and their contents!) if they are already in place.

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A plugin is probably the most convenient way to handle this, but you can also use OS-level scripting (Send Event[] on Windows and Perform AppleScript[] on OS X).

 

 

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For simple tasks like creating a folder I would no go use a plugin; unless you already have the plugin for other reasons.  This is really simple OS-scripting.

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