PathRemoveBackslashA function

Removes the trailing backslash from a given path.

Note  This function is deprecated. We recommend the use of the PathCchRemoveBackslash or PathCchRemoveBackslashEx function in its place.
 

Syntax

LPSTR PathRemoveBackslashA(
  LPSTR pszPath
);

Parameters

pszPath

Type: LPTSTR

A pointer to a null-terminated string of length MAX_PATH that contains the path from which to remove the backslash.

Return Value

Type: LPTSTR

A pointer that, when this function returns successfully and if a backslash has been removed, points to the terminating null character that has replaced the backslash at the end of the string. If the path did not include a trailing backslash, this value will point to the final character in the string.

Requirements

   
Minimum supported client Windows 2000 Professional, Windows XP [desktop apps only]
Minimum supported server Windows 2000 Server [desktop apps only]
Target Platform Windows
Header shlwapi.h
Library Shlwapi.lib
DLL Shlwapi.dll (version 4.71 or later)