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Aide Scilab >> Entrées/Sorties [fichiers] > dirname

dirname

get directory from filenames

Calling Sequence

dirs= dirname(files[,flag [,flagexpand]])

Arguments

files

a string matrix giving a set of file names.

flag,flagexpand

boolean optional parameters. (default value %t).

files,dir

string matrices.

Description

dirname return the dirname 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.

Note that dirname(files,%f) can give erroneous results if pathnames given in files do not follow the convention given by the getos() == 'Windows' variable.

Examples

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

See Also

  • basename — strip directory and suffix from filenames
  • listfiles — list files
  • pathconvert — pathnames convertion between POSIX and windows.
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