Microsoft® Visual Basic® Scripting Edition
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Returns the short path used by programs that require the earlier 8.3 file naming convention.
The object is always a File or Folder object.
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