win32api -- long vs short filenames
da at ski.org
Wed Aug 4 20:52:20 CEST 1999
On Wed, 4 Aug 1999, David Niergarth wrote:
> I'm trying to expand a mangled DOS 8+3 name (from WinNT4.0) into the long
> version of the name. There's a win32api function for doing the opposite, for
> >>> win32api.GetShortPathName(r'c:\long_path_name\long_file_name.txt')
> But I can't figure out how to expand a mangled name into the original long
> name. Any ideas?
See doc in the .hlp file.
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