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Get System Directory (G Dataflow)

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    Last Modified: March 27, 2017

    Returns a specified system directory, such as the user home, the user application data, or the user temporary directory.

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    type

    The type of directory you want to retrieve.

    Name Description
    User Home

    Directory that contains the personal files of the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system.

    User Desktop

    Directory that contains files located on the desktop of the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system.

    User Documents

    Default directory for saving the documents of the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system.

    User Application Data

    Directory that contains data for the system applications of the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system.

    User Preferences

    Directory that contains the preferences for the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system.

    User Temporary

    Directory that holds temporary files for the current user. This directory is a readable and writable directory accessible to a single user of the system. You cannot change the path to this temporary directory.

    Public Documents

    Directory that contains documents accessible to all users of the system. This directory is readable and sometimes writable.

    Publication Application Data

    Directory that contains data for system applications accessible to all users of the system. This directory is readable and sometimes writable.

    Public Preferences

    Directory that contains preferences common to all users of the system. This directory is readable and sometimes writable.

    System Core Libraries

    Directory that contains the libraries that come with the operating system. This directory is typically read-only to the standard user of the system.

    System Installed Libraries

    Directory that contains libraries a user installs on the system. This directory is typically read-only to the standard user of the system.

    Application Files

    Directory that contains files of applications installed on the system. This directory is typically read-only to the standard user of the system.

    Boot Volume Root

    Top-level directory used to start the system. This directory is typically read-only to the standard user of the system.

    Public Cache

    Directory that stores files shared among all users for the purpose of making certain operations faster. This directory is readable and sometimes writable.

    Default Data Directory

    Directory that stores data if another directory is not specified.

    Default: User Home

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    create directory if not found?

    A Boolean specifying whether the node creates a new directory if the specified directory does not exist.

    TRUE The node creates the directory and returns the path to the new directory.
    FALSE The node does not create the directory but still returns the path where the system expects to find the directory.

    Default: False

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    system directory

    The specified system directory.

    The node returns Not a Path if errors occur while accessing or creating the directory.

    Where This Node Can Run:

    Desktop OS: Windows

    FPGA: DAQExpress does not support FPGA devices


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