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Hi All,

Please check this code and suggest why it is not getting the full path name.

Path is getting like this:
instead of
D:\MYFolder\SVN_MYApp\Development\SourceCode_Ported - Win7\Release\sample_Capture.txt

CString GetExePath()const 
	TCHAR directory [200] = {ZERO_VAL};	
	GetModuleFileName(NULL, directory, sizeof(directory));	
	CString l_strFilePath = directory;
	TCHAR ch = _T('\\');
	int location = l_strFilePath.ReverseFind(ch) ;
	l_strFilePath = l_strFilePath.Left(location+1);
	return l_strFilePath;
Posted 14-Mar-13 21:38pm
Mr Sam725
Edited 14-Mar-13 22:45pm
Jochen Arndt 15-Mar-13 3:44am
You already get correct answers to your question.
But there is an error in your code. The buffer size passed to GetModuleFileName() must be in TCHARs. So you must use:
GetModuleFileName(NULL, directory, sizeof(directory) / sizeof(TCHAR));
nv3 15-Mar-13 4:09am
Very important hint, Jochen. Got my 5.
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Solution 1

The GetModulePathName[^] documentation mentions
The string returned will use the same format that was specified when the module was loaded.
What you're getting is the short path name[^]

Use GetLongPathName[^] to convert the returned path into it's long path form.
Mr Sam 15-Mar-13 4:53am
Hi! parths,
Using GetLongPathName() resolved my issue. Thank You!
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