When specifying locations, you can use path tokens. Different tokens are defined in different application environments. The following tables show the tokens and the locations that they resolve to in a default installation in Mac OS and Windows 7 (64 bit).

Shared tokens

Token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)

$system

/System

  • (64-bit) C:\Windows\SysWOW64
  • (32-bit) C:\Windows\System32

$system64

N/A

(32-bit) C:\Windows\system32

$fonts

/Library/Fonts

C:\Windows\Fonts

$userhomefolder

/Users/<UserName>

C:\Users\<UserName>

$userdatafolder

/Users/<UserName>/Library/ Application Support

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming

$shareddatafolder

/Library/Application Support

C:\ProgramData

$sharedribsdatafolder

/Library/Application Support

C:\ProgramData

$userlibraryfolder

/Users/<UserName>/Library

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming

$userroamingfolder

/Users/<UserName>/Library/Application Support

C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming

$sharedcommondatafolder

/Library/Application Support

C:\ProgramData

$applicationsupport

/Library/Application Support

  • (64-bit) C:\Program Files
  • (32-bit) C:\Program Files (x86)

$adobecommon

/Library/Application Support/Adobe

C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\Adobe

$resourceroot

/Library/Application Support/ Adobe/Extension Manager CC

C:\ProgramData\Adobe\Extension Manager CC

$startupscripts

/Library/Application Support/ Adobe/Startup Scripts CC

  • (64-bit) C:\Program Files (x86)\Common
    Files\Adobe\Startup Scripts CC 
  • (32-bit) C:\Program Files\Common
    Files\Adobe\Startup Scripts CC 

$mediacoreplug-ins

/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Common/Plug-ins/7.0/ MediaCore

(32-bit) C:\Program
Files\Adobe\Common\ Plugins\
7.0\MediaCore

N/A for 64-bit

$userdocumentfolder  /Users/<User Name>/Documents C:\Users\<User Name>\Documents
$userdesktopfolder /Users/<User Name>/Desktop  C:\Users\<User Name>\Desktop
$usersharedfolder /Users/Shared C:\Users\Public

$installfolder - The folder where a specific product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; a product can be installed elsewhere.

/Applications/<ProductName>

(32-bit) C:\Program Files\Adobe\<ProductName>

(64-bit) C:\Program Files\Adobe\<ProductName>

$ExtensionSpecificEMStore - Used for restore resource file, application-dependent

 

 

$locale - The installed language of application, application dependent

 

 

Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2014 and Dreamweaver CC tokens

These additional tokens are defined when this product is installed.

Dreamweaver token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)

$dreamweaver - The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.

  • /Applications/Adobe Dreamweaver CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe Dreamweaver CC
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\ Adobe\AdobeDreamweaver CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Dreamweaver CC

$dreamweaver/Configuration

  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/ApplicationSupport/Adobe/ DreamweaverCC 2014/$LOCALE/ Configuration
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/ Dreamweaver CC/$LOCALE/ Configuration
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\DreamweaverCC 2014\$LOCALE\Configuration
  • C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\ Roaming\Adobe\Dreamweaver CC\$LOCALE\Configuration

$sharedextensionfolder

  • /Library/Application Support/Adobe/Dreamweaver CC 2014/$LOCALE/Configuration/Extensions (for CC 2014)
  • /Library/Application Support/
    Adobe/Dreamweaver CC/$LOCALE/
    Configuration/Extensions
  • C:\ProgramData\Adobe\DreamweaverCC 2014\$LOCALE\Configuration\Extensions
  • C:\ProgramData\Adobe\Dreamweaver
    CC\$LOCALE\Configuration\
    Extensions

$UserBinfolder

  • (For Dreamweaver CC 2014) /Users/<user_name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Dreamweaver CC 2014/$LOCALE
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/
    Application Support/Adobe/
    Dreamweaver CC/$LOCALE
  • (For Dreamweaver CC 2014) C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Dreamweaver CC 2014\$LOCALE
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\
    Roaming\Adobe\Dreamweaver CC\
    $LOCALE

Adobe Flash Professional CC 2014 and Flash Professional CC tokens

Flash token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)

 

 

 

$RootFolder - The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.

  • /Applications/Adobe Flash CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe Flash CC
  • C:\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Adobe Flash CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Flash CC

$RootFolderLocal

<product_root>/$locale

<product_root>\$LOCALE

$flash

  • (For Flash Professional CC 2014) /Users/<user_name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/FlashCC 2014/$LOCALE/Configuration
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/Applicati on Support/Adobe/Flash CC/$LOCALE/Configuration
  • (For Flash Professional CC 2014) C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\Adobe\Flash CC 2014\$LOCALE\Configuration
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Local\ Adobe\Flash CC\$LOCALE\ Configuration

Adobe Illustrator CC 2014 and Illustrator CC tokens

Illustrator token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64-bit)

$illustrator - The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.

  • /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe Illustrator CC
  • C:\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\AdobeIllustrator CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator CC

$plugin

<product_root>/Plug-ins.localized

<product_root>\Plug-ins

$presets

<product_root>/Presets.localized

<product_root>\Presets

$scripting

<product_root>/Scripting.localized

<product_root>\Scripting

$localizedpresets  <product_root>/Presets.localized/$locale <product_root>\Presets\$locale
$localizedUserPresets
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/ApplicationSupport/Adobe/Adobe Illustrator 18Settings/$locale
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings/$locale
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AdobeIllustrator 18 Settings\$locale
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Illustrator 17 Settings\$locale

Adobe InDesign CC 2014 and InDesign CC tokens

InDesign token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)

$indesign - The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.

  • /Applications/Adobe InDesign CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe InDesign CC
  • C:\Users\\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CC

$indesign_user

  • (For InDesign CC 2014) /Users/<user_name>/Library/ApplicationSupport/Adobe/AdobeInDesign CC 2014
  • /Users/<UserName>/Library/ApplicationSupport/Adobe/Adobe InDesign CC
  • (For InDesign CC 2014) C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe InDesign CC 2014
  • C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\ Adobe\Adobe InDesign CC

Adobe InCopy CC 2014 and InCopy CC tokens

InCopy token Path in Mac OS Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)
$incopy The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.
  • /Applications/AdobeInCopy CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe InCopy CC
  • C:\Program Files (x86)\Adobe\Adobe InCopy CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\Adobe InCopy CC
$incopy_user
  • (For InCopy CC 2014) /Users/<user_name>/Library/ApplicationSupport/Adobe/AdobeInCopy CC 2014
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/Application Support/Adobe/Adobe InCopy CC
  • (For InCopy CC 2014) C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\AdobeInCopy CC 2014
  • C:\Users\<UserName>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe InCopy CC

Adobe PhotoShop CC 2014 and PhotoShop CC tokens

Photoshop token

Path in Mac OS

Path in Windows 7 or Windows 8 (64 bit)

$photoshopappfolder -The folder where the product is installed. These examples show default installation locations; the product can be installed elsewhere.

 

  • (For PhotoShop CC 2014) /Applications/Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
  • /Applications/Adobe Photoshop CC
  • (For PhotoShop CC 2014) C:\Program Files(x86)\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC 2014
  • C:\Program Files\Adobe\ Adobe Photoshop CC

$imagestacks

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Image Stacks

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Image Stacks

$3dengines

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ 3D Engines

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\3D Engines

$actions

<product_root>/Presets/Actions

<product_root>\Presets\Actions

$additionalplugins

<product_root>/Locales/$LOCALE/Additional Plug-ins

<product_root>\Locales\$LOCALE\ Additional Plug-ins

$additionalpresets

<product_root>/Locales/$LOCALE/Additional Presets

<product_root>\Locales\$LOCALE\ Additional Presets

$automate

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Automate

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Automate

$blackandwhite

<product_root>/Presets/Black and White

<product_root>\Presets\Black and White

$brushes

<product_root>/Presets/Brushes

<product_root>\Presets\Brushes

$channelmixer

<product_root>/Presets/Channel Mixer

<product_root>Presets\Channel Mixer

$colorbooks

<product_root>/Presets/ Color Books

<product_root>\Presets\Color Books

$colorrange

<product_root>/Presets/ Color Range

<product_root>\Presets\Color Range

$colorswatches

<product_root>/Presets/Color Swatches

<product_root>\Presets\Color Swatches

$contours

<product_root>/Presets/Contours

<product_root>\Presets\Contours

$curves

<product_root>/Presets/Curves

<product_root>\Presets\Curves

$customshapes

<product_root>/Presets/Custom Shapes

<product_root>\Presets\Custom Shapes

$digimarc

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Digimarc

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Digimarc

$displacementmaps

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Displacement Maps

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Displacement Maps

$duotones

<product_root>/Presets/Duotones

<product_root>\Presets\Duotones

$effects

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Effects

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Effects

$exposure

<product_root>/Presets/Exposure

<product_root>\Presets\Exposure

$extensions

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Extensions

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Extensions

$fileformats

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ File Formats

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\File Formats

$filters

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Filters

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Filters

$gradients

<product_root>/Presets/ Gradients

<product_root>\Presets\Gradients

$hueandsaturation

<product_root>/Presets/ Hue and Saturation

<product_root>\Presets\Hue and Saturation

$huesat

<product_root>/Presets/Hue Sat

<product_root>\Presets\Hue Sat

$imagestacks

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Image Stacks

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Image Stacks

$imagestatistics

<product_root>/Presets/ Image Statistics

<product_root>\Presets\Image Statistics

$importexport

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Import-Export

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Import-Export

$keyboardshortcuts

<product_root>/Presets/ Keyboard Shortcuts

<product_root>\Presets\Keyboard Shortcuts

$layouts

<product_root>/Presets/Layouts

<product_root>\Presets\Layouts

$lenscorrection

<product_root>/Presets/ Lens Correction

<product_root>\Presets\Lens Correction

$levels

<product_root>/Presets/Levels

<product_root>\Presets\Levels

$lightingstyles

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Filters/ Lighting Styles

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Filters\ Lighting Styles

$lights

<product_root>/Presets/Lights

<product_root>\Presets\Lights

$liquifymeshes

<product_root>/Presets/ Liquify Meshes

<product_root>\Presets\Liquify Meshes

$localesfolder

<product_root>/Locales

<product_root>\Locales

$localeskeyboard shortcuts

<product_root>/Locales/$LOCALE/ Additional Presets/$platform/ Keyboard Shortcuts

<product_root>\Locales\$LOCALE\ Additional Presets\$platform\ Keyboard Shortcuts

$localesmenucustom ization

<product_root>/Locales/$LOCALE/ Additional Presets/$platform/ Menu Customization

<product_root>\Locales\$LOCALE\ Additional Presets\$platform\ Menu Customization

$localesworkspaces

<product_root>/Locales/$LOCALE/ Additional Presets/$platform/ Workspaces

<product_root>\Locales\$LOCALE\ Additional Presets\$platform\Workspaces

$materials

<product_root>/Presets/Materials

<product_root>\Presets\Materials

$matlab

<product_root>/MATLAB

<product_root>\MATLAB

$measurements

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/ Measurements

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Measurements

$menucustomization

<product_root>/Presets/ Menu Customization

<product_root>\Presets\Menu Customization

$meshes

<product_root>/Presets/Meshes

<product_root>\Presets\Meshes

$optimizedcolors

<product_root>/Presets/ Optimized Colors

<product_root>\Presets\Optimized Colors

$optimizedoutput Settings

<product_root>/Presets/ Optimized Output Settings

<product_root>\Presets\ Optimized Output Settings

$optimizedsettings

<product_root>/Presets/ Optimized Settings

<product_root>\Presets\Optimized Settings

$panels

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Panels

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Panels

$parser

<product_root>/Plug-Ins/Parser

<product_root>\Plug-Ins\Parser

$patterns

<product_root>/Presets/Patterns

<product_root>\Presets\Patterns

$photoshop

 

  • (For PhotoShop CC 2014) /Users/<user_name>/Library/ ApplicationSupport/Adobe/Adobe PhotoshopCC 2014/Configuration
  • /Users/<user_name>/Library/ Application Support/Adobe/Adobe Photoshop CC/Configuration
  • (For PhotoShop CC 2014) C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\Roaming\Adobe\Adobe PhotoshopCC 2014\ Configuration
  • C:\Users\<user_name>\AppData\ Roaming\Adobe\Adobe Photoshop CC\ Configuration

$platform

Mac

Win

$pluginsfolder

<product_root>/Plug-Ins

<product_root>\Plug-Ins

$presetsfolder

<product_root>/Presets

<product_root>\Presets

$reducenoise

<product_root>/Presets/ Reduce Noise

<product_root>\Presets\Reduce Noise

$rendersettings

<product_root>/Presets/ Render Settings

<product_root>\Presets\Render Settings

$replacecolor

<product_root>/Presets/ Replace Color

<product_root>\Presets\Replace Color

$scripts

<product_root>/Presets/Scripts

<product_root>\Presets\Scripts

$selectivecolor

<product_root>/Presets/ Selective Color

<product_root>\Presets\Selective Color

$shadowhighlight

<product_root>/Presets/ Shadow Highlight

<product_root>\Presets\Shadow Highlight

$smartsharpen

<product_root>/Presets/ Smart Sharpen

<product_root>\Presets\Smart Sharpen

$styles

<product_root>/Presets/Styles

<product_root>\Presets\Styles

$textures

<product_root>/Presets/Textures

<product_root>\Presets\Textures

$tools

<product_root>/Presets/Tools

<product_root>\Presets\Tools

$variations

<product_root>/Presets/ Variations

<product_root>\Presets\Variations

$volumes

<product_root>/Presets/Volumes

<product_root>\Presets\Volumes

$webphotogallery

<product_root>/Presets/Web Photo Gallery

<product_root>\Presets\Web Photo Gallery

$widgets

<product_root>/Presets/Widgets

<product_root>\Presets\Widgets

$workspaces

<product_root>/Presets/ Workspaces

<product_root>\Presets\Workspaces

$zoomify

<product_root>/Presets/Zoomify

<product_root>\Preset\Zoomify

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