SystemDirectory

The SystemDirectory component retrieves the fully qualified path of the system directory.

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Ports

The SystemDirectory 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 system directory (string).

Properties

To edit the properties of the SystemDirectory 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 of the system directory:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand Environment.
  2. Drag the SystemDirectory component and drop it on the Design surface. To enable display of the system directory path, you can add a MessageBox component to the activity.
  3. To add the MessageBox component:
    • In the Toolbox, expand the General.
    • Expand the MessageBox component, drag Show component and drop it on the Design surface.
  4. Connect all the control ports and data ports in the activity.
  5. In the toolbar, click Run.
    The messagebox displays the fully qualified path of the system directory.

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