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VB.Net simple function - output filename of text file

Posted on 2007-04-02
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Hi,
forgive my ignorance but i am only a novice at VB.Net
I am trying to get the string of a file in folder location
At the moment i am using
For Each CurrentFile In Directory.GetFiles(SourceFolder) - this outputs for me the whole string: eg.
c:\source\text.txt
what i want to achieve is the output: text.txt
How do you think i can achieve this
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Question by:doctech
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Well, you can use
file.substring(file.lastIndexOf("\")+1)
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by:Mike Tomlinson
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There are several ways to do it...

You can use System.IO.Path.GetFileName():

        Dim CurrentFile As String
        Dim SourceFolder As String = "C:\"
        For Each CurrentFile In Directory.GetFiles(SourceFolder)
            Debug.Print(Path.GetFileName(CurrentFile))
        Next
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