ssCore.Shell.getShortPath

Convert a long path to a short (8.3 compatible) path name.


Availability:

First available in version 3.0 build 2039.


Input Parameters:

path - A fully qualified long path to a file or folder.


Output Parameters:

result - The short version of the long path name passed in.


Asynchronous Mode:

When this method is called asynchronously, a return object containing the output parameters is passed to the specified callback function.

ssCore.Shell.getShortPath( paramsObject [, callbackParamsObject] [, errorParamsObject] );


Synchronous Mode:

When this method is called synchronously, a return object containing the output parameters is returned to the caller immediately.

var returnObject = ssCore.Shell.getShortPath( paramsObject );


Notes:

None.


Examples:

var return_obj = ssCore.Shell.getShortPath({path:"startdir://app.exe"});

ssDebug.trace(return_obj.result);