# Path Field Limits

Visual Studio .NET 2003
```#include <stdlib.h>
```

#### Remarks

These constants define the maximum length for the path and for the individual fields within the path.

Constant Meaning
_MAX_DIR Maximum length of directory component
_MAX_DRIVE Maximum length of drive component
_MAX_EXT Maximum length of extension component
_MAX_FNAME Maximum length of filename component
_MAX_PATH Maximum length of full path

The sum of the fields should not exceed _MAX_PATH.