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LWE10348 : Howto find out where your command line (cmd) started?

Symptom:

You would like to know from which directory your command line has been started

Cause:

none

Solution:

To find this out, you can use the following lines of code. The MyPath variable will contain the start directory even when it has been started from a different path.


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rem by Wim Peeters - Oktober 2008

rem make a nice box
mode 150,500

rem Find the path where the batch is located (Wim - see help call)
set MyPath=%~dp0

cd %MyPath%

echo the starting path is:
echo You started your application here: %MyPath%


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