GetFileName

The GetFileName component get the name of specified file.

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Ports

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

Port Description
ControlIn Must be connected to the Control Out port of one or more components.
ControlOut Must be connected to the Control In port of any other component.
Data In Specifies the filepath whose name is to be read (String).
Data Out Returns the File name (String).

Properties

To edit the properties of the GetFileName 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 executed.
Delay Before Execution Specifies the wait time (in seconds) before the action is executed.

Example

Let us consider an example.

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To retrieve the file name:

  1. In the Toolbox, expand Utilities and then expand File.
  2. Drag the GetFileName component and drop it on the Design surface.
  3. Double-click the FilePath box and enter the required file path.
  4. To override the existing data source, right-click FilePath box.
  5. Click Override and change the data source.

    Note

    To learn more about overriding the data source of the data port, refer the Override section.

    To enable display of the read text, you can add a Message Box component to the activity.

  6. To add the Message Box component:
    a. In the Toolbox, expand the General Category.
    b. Expand the Message Box component, drag Show component and drop it on the design surface.

  7. Connect the control ports and the data ports in the activity.
  8. In the toolbar, click Run.
    The Message box displays the File name of specified file.

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