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Grabbing File names only

Andy Lukavich
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Joined: Nov 23, 2007
Posts: 7
Is it possible to just grab a file name, and turn it into a String to be used in another place in code?

What I am trying to do is allow the user to select the file they want to convert from XML into one of our document formats. Since you have to run the actual conversion command through DOS, i created a batch file that does the conversion.

I want to be able to grab that file name and add it to the batch file, so i can run the convert.

Any help would be appreciated.
Andy Lukavich
Greenhorn

Joined: Nov 23, 2007
Posts: 7
Never mind, it came to me shortly after i posted this!
 
 
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