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fParentDir (Function)
In french: fRepParent
Returns the path of the parent directory for the specified directory.
Example
// Displays the parent directory of the current directory
Trace(fParentDir(fCurrentDir()))
Syntax
<Result> = fParentDir(<Home directory> [, <Options>])
<Result>: Character string in ANSI or UNICODE format
Can correspond to:
  • Path of the parent directory of <Home directory>.
  • Empty string ("") if the <Home directory> has no parent.
  • ".." if the <Home directory> is set to ".".
  • "..\.." if the <Home directory> is set to "..".
Remark: <Result> and <Home directory> have the same type. For example, if <Home directory> is an ANSI character string, <Result> will be an ANSI character string.
<Home directory>: Character string in ANSI or UNICODE format
Path of the home directory for which the parent directory is sought. This path can be an absolute or relative path, a local or UNC path.
AndroidAndroid Widget This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: In Android, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories, as well as to the external memory (SDCard).
Universal Windows 10 App The directory path corresponds to a relative path in relation to the current directory. The current directory corresponds to the data directory of application.
Reminder: Only the directories found in the data directory associated with the application can be used.
iPhone/iPadIOS WidgetMac Catalyst This parameter can correspond to a full path or a path relative to the current directory (returned by fCurrentDir). This parameter is case-sensitive.
Reminder: On iPhone/iPad, the file system is read-only on the device and on the emulator. An application can only write to its setup directory or one of its subdirectories.
<Options>: Optional Integer constant
Options taken into account:
fRelativePathThe returned path will always be a relative path (even if <Base directory> corresponds to an absolute path)

Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is ignored.
Component: wd280std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 15
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