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How to get File Name from Full file Path

By , 14 Jul 2010
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The following tip will help you to dig out the following details from Full File Path:
 
1) FileName
 
2) Extension
 
3) FileNameWithoutExtension
 
4) DirectoryName
 
5) PathRoot
 
Imports System.IO
 
Dim _FullPath As String = "C:\Users\Sony\Desktop\Readme.txt"
 
        MsgBox(Path.GetFileName(_FullPath)) 'Returns >> Readme.txt
        MsgBox(Path.GetExtension(_FullPath)) 'Returns >> .txt
        MsgBox(Path.GetFileNameWithoutExtension(_FullPath)) 'Returns >> Readme
        MsgBox(Path.GetDirectoryName(_FullPath)) 'Returns >> C:\Users\Sony\Desktop
        MsgBox(Path.GetPathRoot(_FullPath)) 'Returns >> C:\</br>

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GeneralReason for my vote of 5 I must admit that i didn't knew it..... PinmemberGPUToaster18-Jul-10 6:56 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Path is one of the great overlooked ... PinmemberMartin Jarvis16-Jul-10 8:00 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Something so simple that has killed ... PinmemberAkash Badrinath15-Jul-10 22:46 
GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Why the low vote? It taught me somet... PinmemberAnt210014-Jul-10 6:37 
GeneralReason for my vote of 1 how come its a tip/tricks? PinmemberShahriar Iqbal Chowdhury3-Jul-10 5:24 
GeneralReason for my vote of 1 default functions PinmemberBugByter3-Jul-10 4:25 

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