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get_absolute_file_path

Given an absolute pathname of a file opened in scilab.

Calling Sequence

pathname = get_absolute_file_path(filename)

Arguments

filename

A character string : filename

pathname

A character string : the absolute pathname

Description

Given the absolute pathname of a file already opened in scilab.

get_absolute_file_path searchs, in scilab's internal list of files currently opened, filename and returns its path.

"get_absolute_file_path" seek, in the internal list of the files of scilab currently opened, " filename" and it gives his path.

if file not opened , it will return a error.

WARNING : in previous version (scilab 5.0.x) current directory was returned if file was not found.

This function can be used to find from where (path) is executed a scilab script.

Examples

// exec this script

a=mopen(TMPDIR+'test.sce','wt');
disp(get_absolute_file_path('test.sce'));
mclose(a);

See Also

Authors

Allan CORNET

Scilab Enterprises
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Last updated:
Thu May 12 11:44:25 CEST 2011