Using _fullpath() function

 

Compiler: Visual C++ Express Edition 2005

Compiled on Platform: Windows XP Pro SP2

Header file: Standard

Additional library: none/default

Additional project setting: Set project to be compiled as C

Project -> your_project_name Properties -> Configuration Properties -> C/C++ -> Advanced -> Compiled As: Compiled as C Code (/TC)

Other info: none

To do: Displaying the full path

To show: Using _fullpath()

 

#include <stdio.h>

#include <conio.h>

#include <stdlib.h>

#include <direct.h>

 

void DisplayFullPath(char *relPath)

{

/* Buffer */

char full[_MAX_PATH];

 

if(_fullpath(full, relPath, _MAX_PATH) != NULL)

printf("The full path is: %s\n", full);

else

printf("Invalid path.\n");

}

 

int main(void)

{

DisplayFullPath("test.txt");

DisplayFullPath("\\test.txt");

DisplayFullPath("..\\test.txt");

return 0;

}

 

Output example:

 

The full path is: f:\vc2005project\cplus\cplus\test.txt

The full path is: f:\test.txt

The full path is: f:\vc2005project\cplus\test.txt

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