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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?



Edited by leuce

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I use this: ;)

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

I hope it helps. :)


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Thanks a lot, Melba!

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