[python-win32] PythonWin - Start in script's directory

Gabriel Genellina gagenellina at softlab.com.ar
Tue Nov 22 18:35:56 CET 2005

At Tuesday 22/11/2005 14:22, Gregory Piñero wrote:

>I'm not sure how to phrase this question.  How can I make PythonWin have 
>it's current directory automatically set to the same directory as my script?
>For example I want the statement:
>to make a file in the same directory as my script, instead of wherever 
>PythonWin wants to put it by default, I think somewhere in C:\Python?

os.path.dirname(os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])) returns the directory where 
your script is.
You can make it the current dir using os.chdir

Gabriel Genellina
Softlab SRL 

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