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DrivePath(drvPath)

Last updated July 19, 2001

author

Rob Brooks-Bilson

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: FileSysLib

Description:
Returns the path for the specified drive. Because this function uses COM, it is only supported in the Windows version of ColdFusion.

Return Values:
Returns a string.

Example:

<CFSET TheDrive = "c">
<CFOUTPUT>
The path for the #TheDrive# drive is #DrivePath(TheDrive)#
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
drvPath Drive letter (c, c:, c:\) or network share (\\computer\share). Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns the path for the specified drive. (Windows only)
 * 
 * @param drvPath 	 Drive letter (c, c:, c:\) or network share (\\computer\share). 
 * @return Returns a string. 
 * @author Rob Brooks-Bilson (rbils@amkor.com) 
 * @version 1.0, July 19, 2001 
 */
function DrivePath(drvPath)
{
  Var fso  = CreateObject("COM", "Scripting.FileSystemObject");
  Var drive = fso.GetDrive(drvPath);
  Return drive.Path;
}
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