windowsGetShortName

Summary

Returns a path that conforms to the Windows 8.3 file naming convention.

Method of

File object

Syntax

string windowsGetShortName( Object localDirSpec )

Parameters

The windowsRegisterServer method has the following parameter:

localDirSpec
A FileSpecObject representing a directory obtained by getComponentFolder or getFolder.

Returns

A string with the windows shortname. If the path already conforms to 8.3, the return value is NULL.

Example

fLongFilePath  = getFolder(fProgram, "LongFileName.File");
sShortFilePath = File.windowsGetShortName(fLongFilePath);

if(sShortFilePath) {
    // do something
}

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