troubleshooting Question

What does Request.MapPath() do and how does it work?

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curiouswebsterFlag for United States of America asked on
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I want to access a file that's in a folder for the default Physical Path.  So the following code works:

             String outPutPath = Path.GetDirectoryName(Request.PhysicalPath) + "\\output";
             StreamWriter w = File.AppendText(outPutPath + "\\xmleventsincall.txt");

Is there a nicer way of doing this using MapPath()?

Mohit Vijay

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