Storages & Files GetExtensionName
GetExtensionName method 

Extracts the file name extension from the passed string.


variable = object.GetExtensionName(path)


path - file/directory specification

returned value - The extension of the file/directory name from the passed path (if any).


The file name extension is the portion of the file name after the last "." character in the last file or directory name in the path. The path parameter can be full path, relative path or file/directory name only. If no extension presents an empty string will be returned.

In most cases directories are named not using extensions in their names. However "name extension" term is applicable for them as well - and can be quite useful for certain applications.

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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