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Can someone help me with some string manipulation code on a file path using VBA.

Here is an example (please try and give me code that will pertain to any given file path)

"C:\Documents and Settings\w6068c\My Documents\My Pictures\Natan.jpg"

-I need to extract the path of the folder (i.e. "C:\Documents and Settings\w6068c\My Documents\My Pictures")
-The file itself "Natan.jpg"
-And the extension ".jpg"

Thanks In Advance
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dim f as string, filePath as string

f="C:\Documents and Settings\w6068c\My Documents\My Pictures\Natan.jpg"

filePath=left(f,instrrev(f,"\")-1)
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what about the folder path and the extension?
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dim f as string, folderPath as string, x as string, fileName as string

f="C:\Documents and Settings\w6068c\My Documents\My Pictures\Natan.jpg"

folderPath=left(f,instrrev(f,"\")-1)

fileName=mid(f, instrrev(f,"\")+1)

x=mid(fileName,instr(fileName,"."))
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