SOLVED Game Screen save


Hello, quick question if anyone can point me in the right direction.

Im saving a screen shot to the 'working directory' which works fine, however i wanted to put it on its own folder.
I used directory_create to create the 'folder', again works fine, but i can't seem to get it to save the the created folder, keeps doing it outside the folder

if !directory_exists("Images")

screen_save_part(working_directory + "\Images\Screen_Image"+string(num)+".png", 512, 0, 64,128);

do i need to have 'working_directory' set up as a string variable? to like set a path up or something.

after reading the manual i came up with the assumption that the path would work like C:\users\user\appdata\local\project\Images\Screen_Image in GM

but yeah, im wrong, just not sure how wrong i am or whether i can actually do it this way. need some pointers please if anyone could help. :)


There's a selection in Game Options > Windows, something like "Disable system sandbox". Once you do that, you can save the data to any folder you want.