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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

getrelativefilename(pwd(), SCI+'/COPYING')
getrelativefilename(TMPDIR, SCI+'/COPYING')
getrelativefilename(SCI+'/bin', SCI+'/COPYING')
getrelativefilename(pwd(), SCI+'/ACKNOLEDGMENTS')
getrelativefilename(TMPDIR, SCI+'/ACKNOLEDGMENTS')
getrelativefilename(SCI+'/bin', SCI+'/ACKNOLEDGMENTS')

See Also

Authors

Pierre MARECHAL

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