This is the code for using long file names in your program. you will find this most usefull! Dont run the demo, unless you are using win95/98 (it tries to make a folder on C:\windows\desktop)
Long File Name Lib 1.0 for QuickBasic
Copyright (c) 2000 by John C Rude - All Rights Reserved
'| Author: John Rude |
'| Date Created: 8-14-00 |
'| File Name: LNGFILLB.BAS |
'| Long File Lib 1.0 |
'| Any questions or comments are welcome. |
'| firstname.lastname@example.org |
I. The Purpose
The Purpose of creating this library is to make it easier to
access and create files with long filenames. I hope in making
this library makes QuickBasic more productive and more powerful.
I these routines useful!
II. System requirements
1. windows 95++
2. DOS 5.0++
1. Windows 98++
2. DOS 7.0++
III. The Functions.
A. MKLDIR (DirName$) - Creates a DIR, it can be long or short.
B. RMLDIR (DirName$) - Removes a DIR, this also may be long or short
C. CHLDIR (DirName$) - Changes DIR's, accepts long file names
D. MKLDIR (DirName$) - Makes a DIR, accepts long or short file names
E. DELLFL (FileName$)- Deletes a file, long or short
*F. GTCDIR (Driv) - returns the current drive
G. RENLFL (OldFileName$,NewFileName$)
- Renames or Moves a file, long or short
H. SHRTFN (LongFileName$)
- Convert a long file to a short one.
* = If the Disk is not ready the program may crash. To avoid this
read from sector 1, head 1, cylinder 1 of the current disk.
if no data is read then do not preform this operation!
This message has been edited by iorr5t on Mar 11, 2007 6:02 AM This message has been edited by iorr5t on Mar 23, 2003 12:25 PM