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ShortPath Property

office 365 dev account|Last Updated: 6/12/2017
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Description Returns the short path used by programs that require the earlier 8.3 file naming convention. Syntaxobject. ShortPath The object is always a File or Folder object. Remarks The following code illustrates the use of the ShortName property with a File object:

Sub ShowShortPath(filespec)
    Dim fs, f, s
    Set fs = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
    Set f = fs.GetFile(filespec)
    s = "The short path for " &; "" &; UCase(f.Name)
    s = s &; "" &; vbCrLf
    s = s &; "is: " &; "" &; f.ShortPath &; ""
    MsgBox s, 0, "Short Path Info"
End Sub
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