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I have a MS Access database, with references to external JPG's.
The database is to be located on a USB stick in the root of the stick.

I have a form, in the DB, and when it loads it would be smart if is also read on which drive dv DB was located.
I'm programming it in vb.net.

How do I make Access figure out on what drive letter the database is located?
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by:Gustav Brock
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The DOS syntax for "current path" is ".\".

So if your pictures are in subfolder Images of the current drive\folder, you can refer to it with:

strImagePath = ".\Images"

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Bill Ross earned 2000 total points
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Hi,

Try this:
dim MyDBDrive as string
MyDBDrive=left(currentdb.Name,3)

Regards,

Bill
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by:sbs_svendborg
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Excellent :-)
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