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syntax:functions:directory

Directory(full_path)

Category: File function (found in the "Special" category in the EasyMorph application)


Description

This function extracts the directory path from a full file path, excluding the file name.


Arguments

ArgumentTypeDescription
full_path Text A full file path including the directory path and file name.

Return value type: Text.


Remarks

Return values containing only a root path will include the trailing backslash while non-root paths will not include the trailing backslash. See the "Examples" section below.

When a relative reference is used in a rooted path, only the dot or double-dot is returned without the trailing backslash. See the "Examples" section below.


Examples

directory('C:\myproject.morph')  //Returns 'C:\'  (Root paths include a backslash.)
directory('C:\Documents\myproject.morph')  //Returns 'C:\Documents'  (No trailing backslash for non-root paths.)
directory('..\myproject.morph') //Returns '..' (Rooted relative reference excludes the backslash.)
directory('..\MyProjects\March\myproject.morph') //Returns '..\MyProjects\March' (Relative reference)


See also

syntax/functions/directory.txt · Last modified: 2021/08/29 00:55 by craigt