Path Heater, forming and extracting file names and paths
The Path Heater allows you to flexibly compose paths and filenames and/or extract specific components of a path specification. The Heater will assemble a complete path and filename when given several inputs, following the sequence in which they are supplied. These individual components of the path are joined with the backslash character “\” as a separator.
Note: When joining paths to combine several inputs, any existing backslash characters that would be duplicated by the insertion of extra separators are automatically eliminated.
Specific parts of the path specification that are passed or composed can subsequently be extracted. These are:
Complete (absolute) path: The absolute device and path is returned.
File name: Extracts the file name part of the path specification, complete with extension.
File name without extension: Extracts the file name part of the path specification, without extension.
Extension (such as .csv): Returns the file name extension (file type) including the dot prefix, e.g.“.csv”
Folder (directory) name: Delivers the underlying folder name.