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basename

strip directory and suffix from filenames

Calling Sequence

processedfiles = basename(files[,flag [,flagexpand]])

Arguments

files

a string matrix giving a set of file names.

flag,flagexpand

boolean optional parameters. (default value %t).

processedFiles

a string matrix containing the processed filenames.

Description

basename return the basename of the file entries given in files.

If flag is true the files are first converted to the target type given by the getos() == 'Windows' variable. Moreover, if flagexpand is true leading strings like HOME, SCI or ~ are expanded using environment variables.

Examples

files=basename('SCI/modules/fileio/macros/poo.sci')
files=basename('SCI/modules\fileio/macros/poo.sci')
files=basename('SCI/modules\fileio/macros/poo.sci.k')
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