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File.SetExt (gb)

Static Function SetExt ( Path As String, NewExt As String ) As String

Sets the file extension of a path, and returns the modified path.

Examples

DIM filePath AS String

PRINT "* Change extension from mp3 to ogg"
filePath = "/my/path/file.mp3"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetExt(filePath, "ogg")

PRINT "\n* Add extension to file name"
filePath = "/my/path/file"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetExt(filePath, "new")

PRINT "\n* Change extension of a hidden file"
filePath = "/my/path/.file.ext"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetExt(filePath, "new")

PRINT "\n* Make sure you have a file name as you"
PRINT "* could end up with an invalid path"
filePath = "/my/path/.ext"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetExt(filePath, "new")

PRINT "\n* Make sure you have a file name and extension"
PRINT "* as you could end up with an invalid path"
filePath = "/my/path/"
PRINT filePath
PRINT File.SetExt(filePath, "new")

* Change extension from mp3 to ogg
/my/path/file.mp3
/my/path/file.ogg

* Add extension to file name
/my/path/file
/my/path/file.new

* Change extension of a hidden file
/my/path/.file.ext
/my/path/.file.new

* Make sure you have a file name as you
* could end up with an invalid path
/my/path/.ext
/my/path.new

* Make sure you have a file name and extension
* as you could end up with an invalid path
/my/path/
/my/path.new