AppleScript lets you work with both absolute and relative paths. All of the examples of paths that you have seen so far have been absolute paths. An absolute path is one that specifies the disk drive, folder, and subfolders in which a file or folder is stored, as demonstrated here.
When you work with relative paths, you specify the location of a file or folder relative to the current working directory. By default, the current working directory is the folder in which an AppleScript is stored. For example, suppose an AppleScript was stored in a folder located in the following folder:
If the AppleScript needed to reference a ...