DelphiBasics
GetCurrentDir
Function
Get the current directory (drive plus directory) SysUtils unit
 function GetCurrentDir : string;
Description
The GetCurrentDir procedure returns a string containing the drive plus path name of the current directory.
Related commands
ChDir Change the working drive plus path for a specified drive
CreateDir Create a directory
GetDir Get the default directory (drive plus path) for a specified drive
MkDir Make a directory
RemoveDir Remove a directory
RmDir Remove a directory
SelectDirectory Display a dialog to allow user selection of a directory
SetCurrentDir Change the current directory
ForceDirectories Create a new path of directories
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Example code : Getting the current directory
// Full Unit code.
// -----------------------------------------------------------
// You must store this code in a unit called Unit1 with a form
// called Form1 that has an OnCreate event called FormCreate.
 
unit Unit1;
 
interface
 
uses
  SysUtils,   // Unit containing the GetCurrentDir command
  Forms, Dialogs;
 
type
  TForm1 = class(TForm)
    procedure FormCreate(Sender: TObject);
  end;
 
var
  
Form1: TForm1;
 
implementation
{$R *.dfm} // Include form definitions
 
procedure TForm1.FormCreate(Sender: TObject);

var
  dir : string;

begin
  // Get the current directory
  dir := GetCurrentDir;
  ShowMessage('Current directory = '+dir);
end;
 
end.
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