Retrieving Full Database Path Name 
Author Message
 Retrieving Full Database Path Name

Try the code at


You can use this to get the long pathname and the short pathname. I don't know
if it works in Windows 2000 but it has worked for me in earlier OS versions.


> I have an Access 97 database running on Windows 2000 platform. I need to be
> able to retrieve the full database path within the code. Normally not a
> problem, using CurrentDb.Name, but this function on displays the DOS Name.
> Does anyone know how to retrieve the full path name?

> Many thanks in advance,

> Bod

Mon, 18 Apr 2005 04:47:54 GMT  
 [ 1 post ] 

 Relevant Pages 

1. Retrieving Full Path Name

2. Retrieving Full path and Filename vs Open Dialog Box

3. Retrieving the full path to a COM addin

4. Need API call to retrieve full path in Win95


6. Retrieving Full Network Name

7. returning full physical path name of a remote UNC share

8. Getting full path name

9. Retrieving SQL Server Names and their Database Names

10. Retrieving SQL Server Names and their Database Names

11. Retrieving the path and file name of an OLE object

12. How to get full path to database file?


Powered by phpBB® Forum Software