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Creating a file using var, name is used in file

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Damein

Topic title might be confusing, wasn't sure how to word it.

Anyways, I'm having a problem.

$Location = FileOpenDialog("Choose file...", @DesktopDir, "All (*.*)")

And then later I wan't to write to the location I chose the file at.

So for example, lets say I opened the file Chrome from the folder C:/Chrome

$File = $Location & "Info.txt"
FileDelete($File)

Is what I have at first, so I don't have duplicate info each time.

FileWriteLine($File,$String2)

Is what comes later, when I want to write to it.

Now, the writing in the folder works fine and everything, but the name of the .txt isn't Info.txt. It's Chrome.exeInfo.txt

Gah! I can't seem to figure out a way to remove the file name from the location.

Thanks!


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BrewManNH

FileOpenDialog will look for files, FileSelectFolder will let you look for folders, you're using the wrong function to do what you're looking to do.

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Damein

Ah, I see. I forgot about that function..

Thanks a lot BrewManNH.


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Glad I could help.


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