I have a field containing the file names for photos. I need to add the folder location to the beginning of each file name. Anyone know the code for doing this in Field Calculator?

  • Are all of your photos in the same location, or do you need to be able to programmatically add folder location info from a number of different locations?
    – JWallace
    Nov 12, 2014 at 16:55
  • They are all in the same folder location. It should be simple, I just can't remember the correct codeing for the process.
    – Amanda
    Nov 12, 2014 at 17:00

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Using the Python parser, you can combine text using +. For example:

"C:/this/is/a/test/" + !FileName!

And...if you want to use VB, you simply add an " & " between your folder location and your existing photo ID: "Your folder location" & [Existing ID] enter image description here

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