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Returns the different elements of a path: disk, directories, name and extension of the file.
Reports and Queries
sFilePath is string
sResFileName is string
sResPathName is string

sFilePath = "C:\MyDirectories\File.doc"

// Retrieve the name of the file
sResFileName = fExtractPath(sFilePath, fFileName)
// sResFileName corresponds to "File"

// Retrieve the disk and path of the file
sResPathName = fExtractPath(sFilePath, fDrive + fDirectory)
// sResPathName corresponds to "C:\MyDirectories\"
Reports and Queries
// Use of UNC paths
Trace(fExtractPath("\\lg-br\sharedfiles\downloads\WINDEV\setup.exe", fDrive))
// Returns \\lg-br\sharedfiles
Trace(fExtractPath("\\lg-br\sharedfiles\downloads\WINDEV\setup.exe", fDirectory))
// Returns \downloads\WINDEV\
Syntax
<Result> = fExtractPath(<File path> , <Path section to extract>)
<Result>: Character string
  • Requested path section,
  • Empty string ("") if an error occurred. To find out the error details, use ErrorInfo associated with the errMessage constant.
<File path>: Character string (with quotes)
Name and full (or relative) path of file (up to 260 characters). A UNC path can be used. The existence of <File path> is not checked by fExtractPath. If the path does not end with a "\" character, the last element is considered as being a file.
Versions 15 and later
Windows This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
New in version 15
Windows This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
Windows This parameter can be in Ansi or Unicode format.
<Path section to extract>: Constant or combination of constants
Section of file path to extract:
fDriveName of the unit.
fExtensionExtension of the file, preceded by "."
fFileNameName of the file (without extension).
fDirectoryDifferent directories of the file (the file name and extension are not returned).
Remarks
Reports and Queries

Example of extracted path

If the specified path is "C:\Temp\Data\File.txt", fExtractPath returns:
  • fExtension: .txt
  • fFileName: File
  • fDirectory: \Temp\Data\
  • fDrive: C:
  • fFileName+fExtension: File.txt
  • fDirectory+fFileName: \Temp\Data\File
  • etc.
Component : wd250std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 9
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Video FextractPath
https://youtu.be/pOujawO1cVo
https://windevdesenvolvimento.blogspot.com/2019/09/dicas-2291-windev-webdev-mobile.html
// BTN_ABRE_DOCUMENTO
extensao_arquivo is string=fExtractPath(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO,fExtension)
IF extensao_arquivo=".txt" THEN
ShellExecute(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO)
ELSE
OpenDocument(TABLE_ARQUIVOS.COL_ARQUIVO)
END
amarildo
15 Sep. 2019