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SetDirectory

SetDirectory
sets the current working directory to dir.
SetDirectory
sets the current working directory to your "home" directory.
  • SetDirectory sets the current working directory, then returns its full name.
  • For a relative path name, SetDirectory sets the directory relative to the current working directory.
Set the current working directory:
Setting the directory pushes a directory onto the DirectoryStack:
Resetting the directory:
Set the current working directory:
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Setting the directory pushes a directory onto the DirectoryStack:
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Resetting the directory:
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