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Queries the file name of the given path.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 2.9 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ✅ Yes
MBS( "Files.FileName"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path Native path to the file to check. "C:\test\me.jpg"


Returns file name as text or error.


Queries the file name of the given path.


Queries file name of a file

MBS( "Files.FileName"; "C:\test.txt" )

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Release notes

  • Version 11.2
    • Fixed Files.FileName and Files.FileNameWithoutExtension to work on macOS in case you pass Windows path.
  • Version 11.1
  • Version 8.5
    • Changed Files.FileName to work on Windows/Linux if last character in path is (back)slash.

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Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th August 2014

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