On May 8, 2008, at 5:00 PM, Robert Purves wrote: > FBtoC does not have the unexplained quirk, and so files$ > ( _FSSpecFolder,...) produces the canonical form. > I am not sure whether to regard this as an FBtoC bug (which I'll > therefore have to fix), or to say that FB's quirk is a long > standing bug, happily fixed in FBtoC :-) Thanks Robert. My testing confirmed the same. IMO FBtoC works correctly by providing the name and the parent dirID. FB, IMO, is the quirky behavior here. This discussion and the workaround looks like a candidate for the files section of the FBtoC Help. We can take that offline. Brian S.