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|param1text = A string pointing to a filepath.
 
|param1text = A string pointing to a filepath.
|example1 = # Note: This is a Windows filepath
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|example1 = var path = os.path.new("C:/Windows"); # A Windows filepath
var path = os.path.new("C:/Windows");
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# var path = os.path.new("/usr/bin/"); # A Unix filepath
 
print(path.realpath);
 
print(path.realpath);
 
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Revision as of 15:28, 11 February 2018

This page contains documentation for the os.path namespace in Nasal. This namespace implements tools (from SGPath) for manipulating file paths. Everything in the geo namespace is sourced from flightgear/src/Scripting/NasalSGPath.cxx

Tip  Copy & paste the examples into your Nasal Console and execute them to see what they do.
Note  Everything here was added to FlightGear 3.0.

Class

os.path

A pseudo-class (actually a Nasal ghost). This is the main class that stores and allows manipulation of file paths. This is also integrated into the os.path.


new()

geo.Coord.new(path);

Constructor function. Returns a new os.path instance.

path
A string pointing to a filepath.

Example

var path = os.path.new("C:/Windows"); # A Windows filepath
# var path = os.path.new("/usr/bin/"); # A Unix filepath
print(path.realpath);

set()

append()

concat()

exists()

canRead()

canWrite()

isFile()

isDir()

isRelative()

isAbsolute()

isNull()

create_dir()

remove()

rename()

realpath

file

dir

base

file_base

extension

lower_extension

complete_lower_extension

str

mtime

Functions

desktop()

standardLocation()