cdir

Purpose

Returns the current directory.

Format

dir = cdir(s)
Parameters:s (string, or scalar) – A null string, or a scalar 0.
Returns:dir (string) – containing the drive and full path name of the current directory on the specified drive.

Examples

Windows Example

If the current working directory is C:\gauss:

// Get current directory
dir = cdir(0);

After the code above, dir will equal:

C:\gauss

macOS Example

If the current working directory is /Users/Research/gauss:

// Get current directory
dir = cdir(0);

After the code above, dir will equal:

/Users/Research/gauss

Remarks

If the current directory is the root directory, the returned string will end with a backslash, otherwise it will not.

A null string or scalar zero can be passed in as an argument to obtain the current drive and path name.