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Removes last path component.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Path 6.0 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "Path.RemoveLastPathComponent"; Path )


Parameter Description Example value
Path The native file path. "/Users/cs/Desktop"


Returns path or error.


Removes last path component.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.


Removes last path component on Windows:

MBS( "Path.RemoveLastPathComponent"; "c:\\test.txt" )

Get app folder path:

MBS( "Path.RemoveLastPathComponent"; MBS( "App.GetProcessPath" ))

See also

Example Databases

Path.NativePathToFileMakerPath   -   Platform

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