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


gets short path name

Calling Sequence

shortpath = getshortgpathname(longpath)
[shortpath, bOK] = getshortpathname(longpath)



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


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


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


The getshortpathname primitive converts the specified path longpath to its short form.

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



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