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FileSystem.CurDir Method (Char)

Returns a string representing the current path. The FileSystem gives you better productivity and performance in file I/O operations than CurDir. For more information, see CurrentDirectory.

Namespace:  Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static string CurDir(
	char Drive


Type: System.Char

Optional. Char expression that specifies an existing drive. If no drive is specified, or if Drive is a zero-length string (""), CurDir returns the path for the current drive.

Return Value

Type: System.String
A string representing the current path.

This example uses the CurDir function to return the current path.

' Assume current path on C drive is "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM". 
' Assume current path on D drive is "D:\EXCEL". 
' Assume C is the current drive. 
Dim MyPath As String
MyPath = CurDir()   ' Returns "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM".
MyPath = CurDir("C"c)   ' Returns "C:\WINDOWS\SYSTEM".
MyPath = CurDir("D"c)   ' Returns "D:\EXCEL".

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4.6, 4.5, 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0, 1.1, 1.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 8.1, Windows Server 2012 R2, Windows 8, Windows Server 2012, Windows 7, Windows Vista SP2, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core Role not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core Role supported with SP1 or later; Itanium not supported)

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.

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