troubleshooting Question

VB6 Get Path of a file

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Samuel-AMC asked on
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Hello Everyone,

I'm working on a small project in which I would like to get the path of the file
I drag and drop into a textbox I have in my project form, the idea is to get the
file path and the file name in the textbox, but then I need only the path of the
file without the name of the file, but I do need the full path alone with the file.
Private Sub Text1_OLEDragDrop(Data As DataObject, Effect As Long, Button As Integer, Shift As Integer, X As Single, Y As Single)
Text1 = Data.Files(1)
End Sub
Then when I drag and drop a file into the textbox, I get the full path of the file
alone with the file name, comething like this: C:\Users\Samuel\Desktop\File.exe
But then I need a separate textbox or anything in which I could get only the path
of that file, which is something like this: C:\Users\Samuel\Desktop
But again, I also need the path with the full path and file name.

My project is a tool that when ever I drag and drop a file into it, automatically
generate and create a resource file from that file, so for now my project creates
that resource file in my tool folder, now the idea is to create the resource file
where the file is instead of creating this resource file in my tool folder.

Any help will be very appreciate, thanks.
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