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console application path

arichexe
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How would I get the path of a console application?  Request.ServerVariables["APPL_PHYSICAL_PATH"].ToString() works for a web app, but how about for a console app?
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System.IO.Directory.GetCurrentDirectory()

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string aPath1 = Application.ExecutablePath;
    string aPath2 = Application.StartupPath

Commented:
1. Add a reference to System.Windows.Forms
2. Add a using System.Windows.Forms; statement
3. The path you need is in Application.StartupPath property

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Bad choice...

create a shortcut to your executable, edit the properties of this shortcut to change the startup path and then run your program : GetCurrentDirectory won't return the good path.

It may also return a wrong path if you access to files and change the current directory (ie: with SetCurrentDirectory) and then call GetCurrentDirectory.
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