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Getting Residing Directory

Posted on 1998-11-19
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Hi

I have written a MFC application (*.exe) whereby my program need to know which directory does it is residing at.....

Formerly, I have used GetCurrentDirectory() and it work well a while until I have invoke this application from another directory (e.g. setting the PATH environment)....

So any one pls tell me how to find out where my program (*.exe) reside in??? Pls show a simple example... thanks....

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see GetModuleFileName.

char buf[_MAX_PATH];
GetModuleFileName(NULL, buf, sizeof(buf));

hope this helps
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Thanks.... It's work!
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