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From 8.3 to long?

Posted on 2007-04-08
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Hello

I have a path like this:

C:\DOKUME~1\MEDIAC~1\Desktop\Server\Skins\MEDIAC~1.URP           => In Dos 8.3-Format

but I want the full text path...

How can I do that?
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 500 total points
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in vb+API:
http://www.freevbcode.com/ShowCode.Asp?ID=1133

in vb.net (sorry, I found it only in german text, but the code should be self-explaining):
http://www.microsoft.com/germany/msdn/library/visualtools/KurzeUndLangeDateinamenKonvertieren.mspx?mfr=true

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by:Ruttensoft
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Thanks, german is no problem :-D

Perfekt...
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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ok, fine.
glad I could help
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