changeDir

Purpose

Changes the working directory within a program.

Format

d = changeDir(s)
Parameters:s (string) – directory to change to.
Returns:d (string) – new working directory, or null string if change failed.

Examples

If your current working directory is C:\gauss\time-series and you enter:

changeDir("examples");

Then changeDir() will return:

C:\gauss\time-series\examples

and set your working directory to that folder as well. The folder must exist before using this function.

See also

Functions chdir, cdir()