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...convert long filenames in short filenames?
Autor: Simon Grossenbacher
Homepage: http://www.swissdelphicenter.ch
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uses 
  
Windows, SysUtils; 

function GetShortName(sLongName: string): string
var 
  
sShortName:    string;
  nShortNameLen: Integer; 
begin 
  
SetLength(sShortName, MAX_PATH); 
  nShortNameLen := GetShortPathName(PChar(sLongName), PChar(sShortName), MAX_PATH - 1);
  if (0 = nShortNameLen) then 
  begin 
    
// handle errors... 
  
end
  SetLength(sShortName, nShortNameLen); 
  Result := sShortName; 
end

// Example: 

procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject); 
begin 
  
Caption := GetShortName('C:\Program Files\Delphi6\Lib\test.cnt'); 
  // --> C:\PROGRA~1\Delphi6\Lib\test.cnt 
end;

 

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