path_file() returns the filename portion of the path, path_dir() returns the directory portion. path_ext() returns the last extension (if any) for a path. path_ext_remove() removes the last extension and returns the rest of the path. path_ext_set() replaces the extension with a new extension. If there is no existing extension the new extension is appended.

path_file(path)

path_dir(path)

path_ext(path)

path_ext_remove(path)

path_ext_set(path, ext)

path_ext(path) <- value

Arguments

path

A character vector of one or more paths.

ext, value

The new file extension.

See also

basename(), dirname()

Examples

path_file("dir/file.zip")
#> file.zip
path_dir("dir/file.zip")
#> dir
path_ext("dir/file.zip")
#> [1] "zip"
path_ext("file.tar.gz")
#> [1] "gz"
path_ext_remove("file.tar.gz")
#> file.tar
# Only one level of extension is removed path_ext_set(path_ext_remove("file.tar.gz"), "zip")
#> file.zip