PathRemoveFileSpecA function

Removes the trailing file name and backslash from a path, if they are present.

Note  This function is deprecated. We recommend the use of the PathCchRemoveFileSpec function in its place.
 

Syntax

BOOL PathRemoveFileSpecA(
  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 file name.

Return Value

Type: BOOL

Returns nonzero if something was removed, or zero otherwise.

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)