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Posted 2 Jul 2010

How to get File Name from Full file Path

, 14 Jul 2010
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File Name from Path
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"<br>
        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..... Pin
GPUToaster18-Jul-10 7:56
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GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Path is one of the great overlooked ... Pin
Martin Jarvis16-Jul-10 9:00
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GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Something so simple that has killed ... Pin
Akash Badrinath15-Jul-10 23:46
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GeneralReason for my vote of 5 Why the low vote? It taught me somet... Pin
Ant210014-Jul-10 7:37
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GeneralReason for my vote of 1 how come its a tip/tricks? Pin
Shahriar Iqbal Chowdhury3-Jul-10 6:24
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GeneralReason for my vote of 1 default functions Pin
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