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The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including the
path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next

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Mike OKC wrote:
The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including the
path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next
FileInfo class.

Oct 26 '06 #2
Use My.Computer.FileSystem.GetName() to parse the filename out of a full
path.

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Tim Patrick
Start-to-Finish Visual Basic 2005
The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including
the path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next

Oct 26 '06 #3


"Mike OKC" <Mi*****@newsgroups.nospamwrote in message
news:33**********************************@microsof t.com...
The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including the
path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next
In v1.1, I use Path.GetFileName(path) to get a filename without the
directory path :)

Review the other posts for newer versions.

HTH,
Mythran
Oct 26 '06 #4
"Mythran" <ki********@hotmail.comschrieb:
>The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including the
path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next

In v1.1, I use Path.GetFileName(path) to get a filename without the
directory path :)
I even use it in .NET 2.0 if I have a file path as a string.

--
M S Herfried K. Wagner
M V P <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/>
V B <URL:http://dotnet.mvps.org/dotnet/faqs/>

Oct 26 '06 #5

Herfried K. Wagner [MVP] wrote:
"Mythran" <ki********@hotmail.comschrieb:
The Directory.GetFiles method will bring back the file name including the
path. I just want the file name, not the path.

For Each strFile In Directory.GetFiles(strLocalPath)
Me.lstLocal.Items.Add(strFile.ToString)
Next
In v1.1, I use Path.GetFileName(path) to get a filename without the
directory path :)

I even use it in .NET 2.0 if I have a file path as a string.

Me too. Much easier then My.... Oh, yeah - it also doesn't hurt that
I do all my coding in C# actaully :)

--
Tom Shelton

Oct 27 '06 #6
Hi Mike,

Yes, you're right. The Directory.GetFiles method returns the names of files
with full path in a specified directory.

If you would like to get only the file names in a specified directory, you
could call DirectoryInfo.GetFiles method which returns an array of type
FileInfo and then use the FileInfo.Name property to get the file name
without full path.

The following is a sample.

Dim di As DirectoryInfo = New DirectoryInfo(strLocalPath)
Dim fi As FileInfo() = di.GetFiles()

For Each fiTemp As FileInfo In fi
Console.WriteLine(fiTemp.Name)
Next

Hope this help.
If you have anything unclear, please feel free to let me know.

Sincerely,
Linda Liu
Microsoft Online Community Support

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Oct 27 '06 #7
It worked. Thanks.

Also, thanks for the detailed focused response, it really helped me that you
provided a detailed explaination and an example.

"Linda Liu [MSFT]" wrote:
Hi Mike,

Yes, you're right. The Directory.GetFiles method returns the names of files
with full path in a specified directory.

If you would like to get only the file names in a specified directory, you
could call DirectoryInfo.GetFiles method which returns an array of type
FileInfo and then use the FileInfo.Name property to get the file name
without full path.

The following is a sample.

Dim di As DirectoryInfo = New DirectoryInfo(strLocalPath)
Dim fi As FileInfo() = di.GetFiles()

For Each fiTemp As FileInfo In fi
Console.WriteLine(fiTemp.Name)
Next

Hope this help.
If you have anything unclear, please feel free to let me know.

Sincerely,
Linda Liu
Microsoft Online Community Support

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professional working with you may need further investigation to reach the
most efficient resolution. The offering is not appropriate for situations
that require urgent, real-time or phone-based interactions or complex
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