Wolfram Language & System 11.0 (2016)|Legacy Documentation

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gives the base name for a file without its extension.

Details and OptionsDetails and Options

  • FileBaseName["name.ext"] gives "name".
  • FileBaseName drops all directory specifications.
  • FileBaseName by default assumes pathname separators and other conventions suitable for your operating system.
  • FileBaseName[,OperatingSystem->"os"] uses the conventions of the specified operating system. Possible choices are "Windows", "MacOSX", and "Unix".
  • FileBaseName just operates on names of files; it does not actually search for the file specified.
  • FileBaseName[File["file"]] is also supported.
Introduced in 2008
| Updated in 2016