CurrentDirectory component retrieves the fully qualified path of the current working directory.
CurrentDirectory component exposes the Control In, Control Out, and Data Out ports by default.
|ControlIn||Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.|
|ControlOut||Can be connected to the Control In port of another component or the default end component.|
|Data Out||Returns the fully qualified path of the current working directory (string).|
To edit the properties of the
CurrentDirectory component, in the Properties Window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.
|Search||Search for the respective property.|
|Delay After Execution||Specifies the wait time (in seconds) after the action is performed.|
|Delay Before Execution||Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is performed.|
Let us consider an example.
To retrieve the path of the current working directory:
- In the Toolbox, expand
Utilitiesand then expand
- Drag the
CurrentDirectorycomponent and drop it on the Design surface.
- To enable display of the retrieved path, you can add a messagebox component to the activity.
To add the MessageBox component:
- In the
Toolbox, expand the
- Expand the
Showcomponent and drop it on the design surface.
- In the
- Connect the control ports and the data ports in the activity.
In the toolbar, click
The messagebox displays the fully qualified path of the current working directory.