Storages & Files GetDriveName
GetDriveName method 

Extracts the drive name portion of the path passed to the method.


variable = object.GetDriveName(path)


path - full path specification

returned value - A string containing the drive name portion from the path parameter. In case of mapped drive it will be C:, D: etc. In case of network path it will be something like \\server\share\. See remarks below.


The method never fails. Instead an empty string will be returned if the path does not contain recognizable drive name portion.

The method currently supports mapped and windows networking paths (\\server\share\...).  As Windows OS evolves in future more drive specifications can be added.

We recommend using this method to extract the drive name before obtaining SFDrive object for the drive through the GetDrive method. 

this method performs only textual analysis - there is  no guarantee that the returned value matches any existing drive on the system.

Applies to: SFMain object

Supported on:

Windows 95/NT and later
Windows CE 3.0 and later
Pocket PC/Windows Mobile 2003 and later
Windows CE.NET 4 and later


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