GetShortPathName Function

Returns short path name for path specified either as a long or short path. Short path names are a feature of some file systems which represent the path in a form that would be accepted on legacy files systems especially DOS.


Number Type Compulsory Default Description
1 string Yes Path

Argument 1

Input path. Maybe full or partial and the function will return its argument in the same form (that it, it won't convert to a full path). If the input path does not exist, this function will simply return its argument unmodified.


Return type: string

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