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WindowsShortName

version 1.0.0.0 (723 Bytes) by Luc Masset
Returns the short name of a file or folder under Windows

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Updated 05 Sep 2008

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Under Windows, returns the short name (8.3) of a file or folder. Example :

WindowsShortName('C:\Documents and Settings\lulu\Bureau\Inno Setup Compiler.lnk')

returns 'C:\DOCUME~1\lulu\Bureau\INNOSE~1.LNK'

May be usefull to avoid issues with Windows long names (blanks, special characters, ...).

Cite As

Luc Masset (2022). WindowsShortName (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/21345-windowsshortname), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R13
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
Windows macOS Linux

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