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Get Short Path Name

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Private Declare Function GetShortPathNameA Lib "kernel32" _
(ByVal lpszLongPath As String, _
ByVal lpszShortPath As String, _
ByVal cchBuffer As Long) As Long


Public Function ShortPath(ByVal LongName As String) As String
'-------------------------------------------------------------
' Returns the short (8.3) filename for a given file or path.
'-------------------------------------------------------------
' API Declarations:
'-------------------------------------------------------------
' MAX_PATH = 260
'
' Private Declare Function GetShortPathNameA Lib "kernel32" _
' (ByVal lpszLongPath As String, _
' ByVal lpszShortPath As String, _
' ByVal cchBuffer As Long) As Long
'-------------------------------------------------------------
Dim r As Long
Dim sBuffer As String

sBuffer = Space$(MAX_PATH)
r = GetShortPathNameA(LongName, sBuffer, MAX_PATH)

If r Then
ShortPath = Left$(sBuffer, r - 1&)
End If
End Function;


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