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Posted on 2000-04-10
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I have a path and I need to strip out the file name only.  i.e. c:\program files\netscape\help.txt => help.txt

I am also looking for a regular expression to give me the drive letter plus the backslash from a given path.  i.e. c:\program files\netscape\readme.txt => c:\
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try this...

i have used split instead reg exp.

==================dr_file.pl
#!/usr/local/bin/perl

$path='c:\program files\netscape\readme.txt';

@path=split(/\\/,$path);

$drive=$path[0]."\\";
$file_name=$path[$#path];
print $drive,"\t",$file_name,"\n";
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