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AbsoluteFileName

AbsoluteFileName["name"]
gives the full absolute version of the name for a file in your filesystem.
  • AbsoluteFileName goes to your filesystem to check that the file name it returns corresponds to a file that actually exists.
  • AbsoluteFileName yields an absolute file name, with standard pathname separators appropriate for your operating system.
Find the full path to the current directory:
Reset the current directory to the previous directory:
Find the full path to a directory:
If the file cannot be found, $Failed is returned:
Find the full path to the current directory:
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Reset the current directory to the previous directory:
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Find the full path to a directory:
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If the file cannot be found, $Failed is returned:
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