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ASP ShortName Property


File Object Reference Complete File Object Reference

The ShortName property is used to return the short name of a specified file or folder (the 8.3 naming convention).

Syntax

FileObject.ShortName

FolderObject.ShortName

Example for the File object

<%
dim fs,f
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set f=fs.GetFile("c:\hitcounterfile.txt"))
Response.Write("Name: " & f.Name)
Response.Write("<br>ShortName: " & f.ShortName)
set f=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

Name: hitcounterfile.txt
ShortName: HITCOU~1.TXT

Example for the Folder object

<%
dim fs,fo
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set fo=fs.GetFolder("c:\asp_test_web")
Response.Write("Name: " & fo.Name)
Response.Write("<br>ShortName: " & fo.ShortName)
set fo=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

Name: asp_test_web
ShortName: ASP_TE~1


File Object Reference Complete File Object Reference

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