getAbsolutePath

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Gets the absolute pathname string

Gets the absolute pathname string.

Keywords
programming, IO
Usage
# S3 method for default
getAbsolutePath(pathname, workDirectory=getwd(), expandTilde=FALSE, ...)
Arguments
pathname

A character string of the pathname to be converted into an absolute pathname.

workDirectory

A character string of the current working directory.

expandTilde

If TRUE, tilde (~) is expanded to the corresponding directory, otherwise not.

...

Not used.

Details

This method will replace replicated slashes ('/') with a single one, except for the double forward slashes prefixing a Microsoft Windows UNC (Universal Naming Convention) pathname.

Value

Returns a character string of the absolute pathname.

See Also

isAbsolutePath().

Aliases
  • getAbsolutePath.default
  • getAbsolutePath
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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