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How to get Exe's path directory

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How can I get the directory name of where my MFC app
is located?

so if i run
c:\apps\myapp\myapp.exe

I want to be able to get c:\apps\myapp\ during runtime.
thanks
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If you use the function GetCommandLine() in your application, it will return the path of the current process.  In other words it will return c:\apps\myapp\myapp.exe.
You can then parse the myapp.exe off of the string and return the remaining:  c:\apps\myapp value you are looking for.
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thanks.. it works.
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