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Get the full path of an Application when it is started through a LAN

Posted on 2006-06-25
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[code]
var
  PathExe: string;
begin
  PathExe := ExtractFilePath(Application.ExeName);
[/code]
//.....................................................................

I have no problem when the Application is ran on a Local Computer to get its path ....
But I need to get the full pat when I start the Application through a LAN.
Thanks !
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ExpandUNCFileName function

Returns the full path of a file name with the network drive portion in UNC format.

Unit

Sysutils

Category

file name utilities

function ExpandUNCFileName(const FileName: string): string;

Description

ExpandUNCFileName returns a string containing a fully qualified path name for the file passed in as FileName. A fully qualified path name includes the drive portion of the filename in the UNC format '\\<servername>\<sharename>' if the drive letter is mapped to a network resource instead of a local drive with any directory and subdirectories in addition to the file name and extension.

Use this function to store filenames that are independent of a particular user's drive letter mappings.

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