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Scilab help >> Files : Input/Output functions > fileext

fileext

returns extension for a file path

Calling Sequence

extension = fileext(fullpath)

Arguments

fullpath

a character string, the given file path

extension

a character string, the extension part is any or ''

Description

extension=fileext(fullpath) splits the fullpath character string in the extension part including the dot.

Examples

extension = fileext('SCI/etc/scilab.start')
extension = fileext(['SCI/etc/scilab.start';'SCI/etc/scilab.quit'])

See Also

  • fileparts — returns the path, filename and extension for a file path

Authors

Allan CORNET

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