defoo defoo - 10 months ago 78
R Question

Find file name from full file path

Is there a way to extract the file name from the file full path (part of a file path) without the hassle of manipulating string?

The equivalent in Java would be:

File f = new File ("C:/some_dir/a")
f.getName() //output a
f.getFullAbsolutePath() //output c:/some_dir/a

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Answer Source


> [1]  "a"

>[1] "C:/some_dir"