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Stored procedures
fParentDir (Function)
In french: fRepParent
Returns the path of the parent directory for the specified directory.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available for Windows Phone applications.
Versions 18 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
New in version 18
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Windows Store apps mode.
Versions 21 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
New in version 21
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Universal Windows 10 App This function is now available in Universal Windows 10 App mode.
Example
// Displays the parent directory of the current directory
Trace(fParentDir(fCurrentDir()))
Syntax
<Result> = fParentDir(<Home directory> [, <Options>])
<Result>: Character string in ANSI or UNICODE format
Can correspond to:
  • Path of the parent directory of <Home directory>.
  • Empty string ("") if the <Home directory> has no parent.
  • ".." if the <Home directory> is set to ".".
  • "..\.." if the <Home directory> is set to "..".
Remark: <Result> and <Home directory> have the same type. For example, if <Home directory> is an ANSI character string, <Result> will be an ANSI character string.
<Home directory>: Character string in ANSI or UNICODE format
Path of the home directory for which the parent directory is sought. This path can be an absolute or relative path, a local or UNC path.
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App The directory path corresponds to a relative path in relation to the current directory. The current directory corresponds to the data directory of application.
Reminder: Only the directories found in the data directory associated with the application can be used.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App The directory path corresponds to a relative path in relation to the current directory. The current directory corresponds to the data directory of application.
Reminder: Only the directories found in the data directory associated with the application can be used.
Universal Windows 10 App The directory path corresponds to a relative path in relation to the current directory. The current directory corresponds to the data directory of application.
Reminder: Only the directories found in the data directory associated with the application can be used.
<Options>: Optional Integer constant
Options taken into account:
fRelativePathThe returned path will always be a relative path (even if <Base directory> corresponds to an absolute path)
Versions 16 and later
Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is ignored.
New in version 16
Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is ignored.
Universal Windows 10 App This parameter is ignored.
Component : wd250std.dll
Minimum version required
  • Version 15
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