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Easiest way to get file's name with FileOpenDialog

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G'day everyone

I'm using FileOpenDialog to enable the user to let the script know which file to process, but I would like to save the output with a similar file name (without user intervention). In other words, if the input file is "foo.txt" then I want to be able to save the output as e.g. "foo_output.txt". To do this, I need the script to determine the file name alone (i.e. not the full path) from the FileOpenDialog variable. What is the easiest way of accomplishing that?

Thanks

Samuel

Edited by leuce

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leuce,

I use this: ;)

$sFilePath = "M:FooBarGeeWizzFilename.ext"
$sFilename = StringRegExpReplace($sFilePath, "^.*|..*$", "")
MsgBox(0, "File Name", $sFilename)

I hope it helps. :)

M23


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Thanks a lot, Melba!

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