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How do I Get the File Path with a web app?

Posted on 2010-01-08
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Last Modified: 2012-05-08

I have an .aspx page (named "confirm.aspx")written in C#.  All I want to do is append a client id and EMail variables to the end of the file "cids.txt".  

cids.txt is in the same directory as the webpage running this code (confirm.aspx).  

How do I direct the StreamWriter to open the file in appropriate directory?

My current code (which doesn't work)  tries to open c:\windows\system32\inetsrv\CIDS.TXT   Which I do not have access to (obviously).  

StreamWriter SW;
SW = File.AppendText("CIDS.TXT");
SW.WriteLine(ClientID.ToString() + ", " + EMail);

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Question by:LindyGeek
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using (var sw = new StreamWriter(MapPath("/") + "CIDS.TXT", true))
            sw.WriteLine(ClientID.ToString() + ", " + EMail);

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The function: MapPath()

take in the virtual directory and returns the physical folder location.

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