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gives an absolute pathname of a file opened in Scilab
pathname = get_absolute_file_path(filename)
a character string: filename.
a character string: an absolute pathname.
get_absolute_file_path gives an absolute pathname
of a file already opened in Scilab.
get_absolute_file_path searches in Scilab's
internal list of files currently opened
and returns its path
If file is not opened, it will return an error.
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.