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Jochen Lenz (view profile)


14 Aug 2003 (Updated )

Convert path representations.

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ABSOLUTEPATH returns the absolute path relative to a given startpath.
    The startpath is optional, if omitted the current dir is used instead.
    Both argument must be strings.
       abs_path = ABSOLUTEPATH( rel_path, start_path )


This file inspired Absolutepath and Coverage Report Generator.

MATLAB release MATLAB 6.0 (R12)
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02 Dec 2013 Eddie Frie

% this is simple

30 Jun 2011 Daniel

Daniel (view profile)

fails for absolute network paths like \\server\data

20 Dec 2010 Jonathan Karr

Jonathan Karr (view profile)

Great work! I had the same comments as Bob; the function needed to be modified slightly to work on linux. See for updated function.

13 Sep 2003 Bob Henz

Did what I wanted with little modification but...

1) Shouldn't use lower() function because some systems are case sensitive.

2) Would be nicer if it handled filenames as well.

3) For PCs both '/' and '\' are valid dividers but this only considers filesep (which on PCs is '\') I know this is a PC vs Unix querkiness but might be better to actively convert all '\' AND '/' to the filesep character.

19 Aug 2003

was wrong file

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