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Long filename problem

MI_7MI_7 Posts: 36Member
[b][red]This message was edited by MI_7 at 2003-5-16 2:3:40[/red][/b][hr]
My program gets as parameter: c:windowsdesktopimportant_file.lbl
but i have to get the name in a DOS 8 char size.

I can make it like the 7 th and 8 char = ~1
like: c:windowsdesktopimport~1.lbl
(but how do i know if my file is really is ~1 or 2)

sow i need something to get the DOS name of a file..


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