Alain sent this to me privately but clearly intended for everyone to see. Begin forwarded message: > > Thanks Brian & Steve. > > However, I'm not sure your replies can help to solve the problem I > am having. I apologize in advance if I'm a bit dense at the moment, > but I stopped programming nearly 80 years ago, and it's a bit tough > for me right now to put the things together again. > > The problem is that the file$ function seems to return a wrong > FSSpec when it involves a folder (using _FSSpecFolder). The > misbehavior arises only when running through FBtoC although the > code compiles without errors. On the other hand, it works as > expected through FB. > > In the code I posted previously I was not interested in finding a > specific folder but rather in dealing with the folder the user has > chosen in the Navigation Services dialog box. > > What am I missing here? > > Alain > > PS: I inadvertently left a redundant, albeit harmless, statement in > the snippet of code I posted earlier, but did you try to run it to > see what it is supposed to achieve?