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Clay

@ScriptDir

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Hey,

What is the easiest way to get the Parent of @ScriptDir?...... that is jsut one level up from @ScriptDir

I can figure out how to get it but to me it seems like there should be an easy way to do this and I want to avoid complicating my logic .... isn't there like an @ScriptDirParent or something

Edited by Clay

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One method:

$parent=StringLeft(@ScriptDir,StringInStr(@ScriptDir,"\",0,-1)-1)
MsgBox(0,"Parent to ScriptDir",$parent)

:)

Haha..... ah, I knew there was an easier way than what I was doing.. and it took you 2 seconds...:) .. Thanks man

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monoceres just likes simplicity.

Here is a function that gets the parent of any folder

;
Func _Fldr_GetParent($sFldr)
   If StringRight($sFldr, 1) = "\" Then $sFldr = StringTrimRight($sFldr, 1)
   Return StringLeft($sFldr, StringInStr($sFldr, "\", 0, -1) -1)
EndFunc   ;<===> _Fldr_GetParent()
;

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$parent = @ScriptDir
If StringLen(@ScriptDir) > 3 Then $parent = FileGetLongName (@ScriptDir & "\..", 1) 
ConsoleWrite($parent)

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