I am making a Plugin and I uploaded my shp file using my shp file path, how can I extract the name of the file from it?
Example: D:/Qgis files/sub_folderName/FileName.shp
I want to save the FileName in a string as FileName using PyQGIS.
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Utilizing the "os" library of python will provide the solution to this problem. You can use the following command to extract the filename from the complete path:
import os os.path.basename("Write the path here").split(".")
os.path.basename() extracts the filename from the given path. So, in your example case, it would be FileName.shp. Then, I split this FileName.shp with "." using the split function. So, the split function will return a list with the filename and its extension. Then, I used indexing "" to extract the filename from that list. Hope I'm able to explain it properly.