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File.SetBaseName (gb)

Static Function SetBaseName ( Path As String, NewBaseName As String ) As String

Sets the base name of a path, and returns the modified path.

Examples

DIM filePath AS String

PRINT "* A standard type of path"
filePath = "/my/path/file.ext"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetBaseName(filePath, "new-name")

PRINT "\n* Try a path with two extensions"
filePath = "/my/path/file.ext1.ext2"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetBaseName(filePath, "new-name")

PRINT "\n* A path with just an extension"
filePath = ".ext"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetBaseName(filePath, "new-name")

PRINT "\n* A path without a file name"
filePath = "/my/path/.ext"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetBaseName(filePath, "new-name")

PRINT "\n* A path without a file name or extension"
filePath = "/my/path/"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetBaseName(filePath, "new-name")

* A standard type of path
/my/path/file.ext
/my/path/new-name.ext

* Try a path with two extensions
/my/path/file.ext1.ext2
/my/path/new-name.ext2

* A path with just an extension
.ext
new-name.ext

* A path without a file name
/my/path/.ext
/my/path/new-name.ext

* A path without a file name or extension
/my/path/
/my/path/new-name