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Split File Path

Automation Workshop includes the Split File Path Action that takes a path value and separates it into its component parts—a drive letter, folder sequence (path), and filename with or without extension. These parts of the path can then be retrieved by following Action via the Variable Wizard value.

Features & highlights

  • Split any path strings that are retrieved from the List Files Action, or a path observed by one of the File Watchers, or any custom string.
  • Retrieve any part of the file path as a token, such as drive, path, filename, or extension.
  • Split both local and network \\UNC path formats.
  • Split FTP & Cloud path formats with forward slash instead of backslash characters.


  • File · Provide a full path that will be separated.
  • Options · Set the Action state and custom display name, define automated error workarounds, and enable an option to log only critical errors.



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