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when you execute a program in python, the program’s name can be found with the following command: 

import sys 

print sys.argv[0]

 to get the full path to the program, use the abspath command: 

import os 

os.path.abspath(sys.argv[0])

 


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2 Responses to “get a file or program’s full path in python”

  1. on 30 Jun 2010 at 3:55 pm Macia

    Thanks.

  2. on 26 May 2011 at 1:40 am Pin

    Thanx a lot. It is just what was looking for. :)

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