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editing filename in string

Posted on 2011-03-01
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Hi,

I have a string with a filename in it. I need to separate the name form the extension, into two strings. I know how to do this by reading each character and looking for the period. What I am asking, is if there is something in Delphi to do this automatically.
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Question by:ChLa
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Ephraim Wangoya earned 50 total points
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here
procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  Ext, FilePart, FileName: string;
begin
  FileName := 'test.txt';
  Ext := ExtractFileExt(FileName);
  FilePart := ChangeFileExt(Filename, '');
  ShowMessage(Ext + '  ' +  FilePart);
end;

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by:Thommy
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Here is a list of filename functions...

http://www.delphibasics.co.uk/RTL.asp?Name=ExtractFileName
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by:ChLa
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thank you...that saved me a lot of time
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