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GetCurrentDirectory ()

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Iwein De Smedt, Freelancer

Returns the path to your database folder.

Sample Input:
GetCurrentDirectory ()
Sample Output:

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Returns the path to your database folder.

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This is my Custom Function and I want to edit it


This can also be achieved with:

Left (
Get ( FilePath ) ;
Length ( Get ( FilePath ) ) - Length ( Get ( FileName ) )

Thanks for sharing!

C Flory, Las Vegas
June 24, 2011 4:04pm

Problem with that is that Get ( FileName ) does not include the filename extension, so there are four characters short. You would have to append the extension to the filename first but that doesn't sound like a good idea to me. Interesting approach anyway!

Iwein De Smedt, Location Unknown
June 24, 2011 4:43pm

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