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std::filesystem::path::filename

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< cpp‎ | filesystem‎ | path
 
 
 
 
path filename() const;
(since C++17)

Returns the generic-format filename component of the path.

Equivalent to relative_path().empty() ? path() : *--end().

Contents

[edit] Parameters

(none)

[edit] Return value

The filename identified by the path.

[edit] Exceptions

(none)

[edit] Example

#include <iostream>
#include <filesystem>
namespace fs = std::filesystem;
 
int main()
{
    std::cout << fs::path("/foo/bar.txt").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("/foo/.bar").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("/foo/bar/").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("/foo/.").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("/foo/..").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path(".").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("..").filename() << '\n'
              << fs::path("/").filename() << '\n';
}

Output:

"bar.txt"
".bar"
"."
"."
".."
"."
".."
"/"

[edit] See also

returns the file extension path component
(public member function) [edit]
returns the stem path component
(public member function) [edit]
replaces the last path component with another path
(public member function) [edit]
checks if the corresponding path element is not empty
(public member function)