[fpc-pascal] Re: specifying the relative path to a file that is located in the same folder as the application bundle?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Thu Feb 5 23:00:24 CET 2009

On 05 Feb 2009, at 22:52, Paul Nicholls wrote:

> Maybe I haven't understood you completely, but have you tried this?
> MyProgramFolder := ExtractFilePath(ParamStr(0));
> This should hopefully get you the folder of the currently running  
> program
> from within the program (at least under Win32 and Linux).

That is completely OS (and sometimes OS-version) dependent, and should  
not be used if you want portable code (even on Linux it does not work  
under all circumstances).


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