$TemporaryDirectory

$TemporaryDirectory
gives the main system directory for temporary files on your computer system.

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Show the path for the temporary directory:

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Open a stream for writing in the temporary directory:

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Close the stream:

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Print the resulting file:

Introduced in 2008
(7.0)