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Scilab help >> Files : Input/Output functions > Paths - Filenames > getlongpathname

getlongpathname

gets long path name

Calling Sequence

longpath = getlongpathname(shortpath)
[longpath, bOK] = getlongpathname(shortpath)

Arguments

shortpath

a character string or matrix of strings: the short path.

longpath

a character string or matrix of strings: the long path.

bOK

a boolean or a matrix of boolean: %T if path has been converted else %F.

Description

The getlongpathname primitive converts the specified path shortpath to its long form. If no long path is found, this primitive returns the specified name.

Note: If the path cannot be converted (bOK is %F) and in particular if the operating system is not Windows, the returned long path is identical to the input short path.

Examples

[longpath,bOK]=getlongpathname(SCI) 
[longpaths,bOKs]=getlongpathname([SCI;SCI])

See Also

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Last updated:
Mon Oct 01 17:34:52 CEST 2012