CurrentDirectory

The CurrentDirectory component retrieves the fully qualified path of the current working directory.

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Ports

The CurrentDirectory component exposes the Control In, Control Out, and Data Out ports by default.

Port Description
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).

Properties

To edit the properties of the CurrentDirectory component, in the Properties window, change the required property. You can edit the following properties.

Property Description
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.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To retrieve the path:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and expand Environment.
  2. Drag the CurrentDirectory component and drop it on the Design surface. To enable display of the retrieved path, you can add a Message Box component to the activity.
  3. To add the MessageBox component:

    • In the Toolbox, expand the General.

    • Expand the MessageBox component, drag the Show component and drop it on the Design surface.
  4. Connect the control ports and the data ports in the activity.
  5. In the toolbar, click Run.

    The messagebox displays the fully qualified path of the current working directory.

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