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Path Type (G Dataflow)

Last Modified: February 28, 2020

Returns the type of the specified path, indicating whether it is an absolute, relative, or <Not A Path>.

This node does not verify that the path exists on the computer. It checks only the syntax of the path. Use the File/Directory Info to verify that a file or directory exists on the computer.



Path whose syntax you want to check.



The type of the specified path. UNC file paths are absolute file paths. Use two leading backslashes (\\) to represent UNC file paths. type returns <Not A Path> only when you wire the Not A Path constant to this node.

Name Value Description
0 0 Absolute path
1 1 Relative path
2 2 <Not A Path>

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: Windows

FPGA: Not supported

Web Server: Not supported in VIs that run in a web application

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