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Language: ASPNET
Expertise: Intermediate
Mar 17, 2002

The MapPath method

The ASP.NET Page object exposes the MapPath method, which converts a virtual path into a physical path, so it' is useful for passing arguments to objects that don't work with virtual paths:

Dim sr As New System.IO.StreamReader(Me.MapPath("/data/values.dat"))
You can also use MapPath to retrieve information onabout the current ASP.NET application, for exampleas you see in this snippet:

' The current directory 
Dim currDir As String = Me.MapPath(".")
' The parent directory
Dim parentDir As String = Me.MapPath("..")
' The root directory
Dim rootDir As String = Me.MapPath("/")
Francesco Balena
 
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