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Document.FullName Property

Office 2007
Returns a String representing the full file name of the saved active publication, including its path and file name. Read-only.



expression   A variable that represents a Document object.

Return Value


The FullName property can be used to return both path and file name as returned by the Path and Name properties.


The following example demonstrates the differences between the Path, Name, and FullName properties. This example is best illustrated if the publication is saved in a folder other than the default.

Visual Basic for Applications
Sub PathNames()

    Dim strPath As String
    Dim strName As String
    Dim strFullName As String

    strPath = Application.ActiveDocument.Path
    strName = Application.ActiveDocument.Name
    strFullName = Application.ActiveDocument.FullName

    ' Note the file name & path differences
    ' while executing.
    MsgBox "The path is: " & strPath
    MsgBox "The file name is: " & strName
    MsgBox "The path & file name are: " & strFullName

End Sub