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getrelativefilename

Given an absolute directory and an absolute filename, returns a relative file name.

Calling Sequence

rel_file = getrelativefilename(abs_dir,abs_file)

Arguments

abs_dir

A character string : the absolute directory

abs_file

A character string : the absolute filename

rel_file

A character string : relative filename

Description

Given an absolute directory and an absolute filename, returns a relative file name.

For example, if the current directory is C:\scilab\bin and the filename C:\scilab\modules\helptools\readme.txt is given, getrelativefilename will return ..\modules\helptools\readme.txt.

Examples

if getos() == 'Windows' then
  getrelativefilename('C:\program file\scilab-4.0\bin','C:\program file\scilab-4.0\modules\helptools\help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename('C:\program file\scilab-4.0\bin\','C:\program file\scilab-4.0\modules\helptools\help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename(SCI+'\bin',SCI+'\modules\helptools\help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename(WSCI+'\bin',WSCI+'\modules\helptools\help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename(pwd(),WSCI+'\bin\Wscilex')
else
  getrelativefilename('/usr/local/scilab-4.0/bin','/usr/local/scilab-4.0/modules/helptools/help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename('/usr/local/scilab-4.0/bin/','/usr/local/scilab-4.0/modules/helptools/help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename(SCI+'/bin',SCI+'/modules/helptools/help.dtd')
  getrelativefilename(pwd(),SCI+'/bin/scilex')
end

Authors

Pierre MARECHAL

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Last updated:
Wed Jan 26 16:24:14 CET 2011