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
Available since 1.1
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