Get File Extension VI

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Edition Date: March 2018
Part Number: 371361R-01
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Owning Palette: Advanced File VIs and Functions

Requires: Base Development System

Returns the file extension, without the period (.), of a file you specify.

file specifies the path to the file whose extension you want LabVIEW to return.
error in describes error conditions that occur before this node runs. This input provides standard error in functionality.
dup file returns file unchanged.
lowercase file extension returns the extension of the file, without the period (.). LabVIEW always returns a lowercase file extension, even if file contains uppercase letters.
filename without extension returns the name of the file you specify in file without the directory path, period (.), or file extension. Unlike lowercase file extension, filename without extension matches the case of the original filename.
error out contains error information. This output provides standard error out functionality.
unmodified file extension returns the extension of the file you specify in file, without the period (.). Unlike lowercase file extension, unmodified file extension matches the case of the original file extension.

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