On Mar 31, 2009, at 1:40 AM, Ken Shmidheiser wrote: > > Am I correct in assuming you are using toolbox functions rather than > straight command line calls to locate the private temporary > directory in Leopard? Ken, Either FindFolder ( FSSpec ) or FSFindFolder ( for FSRefs ) will do the job. The editor code still uses FSSpecs. The following locates and returns the components to enable creation of an FSSpec. fn FindFolder( _kOnAppropriateDisk, _kTemporaryFolderType, _kCreateFolder, @tempVRefNum, @tempDirID ) After a reboot, the contents appear in Trash as Recovered files Brian S.