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i have created an application where if i rightclick on a folder an option appears where my form gets loaded.
i need to get the full path of this folder in my application.
i tried


but it only shows the opened directory path and not the path of the selected item in it.

you need to assign it. since i dont know your code cannot comment.

to get the path use this method
   Function pathOfFile(fileName As String) As String
       Dim posn As Integer
       posn = InStrRev(fileName, "\")
       If posn > 0 Then
         pathOfFile = Left$(fileName, posn)
         pathOfFile = ""
       End If
   End Function

Private Sub Command1_Click()
   Dim myPath As String
   myPath = "D:\icons3\apple.ico"
   Debug.Print pathOfFile(myPath)
   Debug.Print pathOfFile(myPath) & "apple.ico"
End Sub

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