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Path Manipulation

Author: Kyobong An



This plugin contains various functions to manipulate “filepathes”.


For detailed explanation of the base technology of this plugin, please refer to this link below.


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Required Input

  • Full file path of a file


Optional Input

  • Choose one of these operations – See below for usage and return value samples.

- abspath

- basename

- dirname

- exists

- expandvars

- getatime

- getmtime

- getctime

- getsize


Return Value

  • Select String - See chart below


When input is C:\Users\ARGOSLABS\Desktop\Temp\data.csv

OperationsFull NameOutput (Example)
abspathAbsolute pathC:\Users\ARGOSLABS\Desktop\Temp\data.csv
basenameBase namedata.csv
dirnameDirectory nameC:\Users\ARGOSLABS\Desktop\Temp\
expandvarsExpand Environment Variablesee below
getatimeGet access timedate-time mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm:ss
getmtimeGet modified timedate-time mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm:ss
getctimeGet created timedate-time mm-dd-yyyy hh:mm:ss
getsizeGet filesizefile size in bytes

(tick) Note: How to use “expandvars”

This function returns path that are stored in the environment variables in fully expanded format. For example, %appdata% will return C:\Users\ARGOSLABS\AppData\Roaming



Result Codes


0 for successful execution

1 for invalid input

9 for everything else


How to set parameters

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Return Code

0Execution successful
1Open error
9Other errors

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