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windows mobile 6.5 vb.net application path and open data connection

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conn = new sqlceconnection("Data Source=db.sdf")
conn.open()

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gives an error
 question:
- how to know the path the application is run in?
- how to give the right path to the db file e.g. Mobile Device/program files/appname/db.sdf

conn = new sqlceconnection("Data Source=db.sdf")
conn.open()

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Imports System.Reflection
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Public Function GetAppPath() As String

Dim asm As [Assembly] = [Assembly].GetExecutingAssembly()

return System.IO.Path.GetDirectoryName(asm.GetName().CodeBase)

End Function
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by:IT-Factory
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yep this is what i needed, thanks
very fast solution...
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