pwd — Asks the underlying operating system for the current directory name as a string.


Plugin opcode in cs_date.

pwd call the operating system to determine the current directory (folder). pwd runs at i-time only.


Sres pwd


Sres -- the returned string.


Here is an example of the pwd opcode. It uses the file pwd.csd.

Example 890. Example of the pwd opcode.

See the sections Real-time Audio and Command Line Flags for more information on using command line flags.

; Select audio/midi flags here according to platform
-odac     ;;;realtime audio out
; For Non-realtime ouput leave only the line below:
; -o pwd.wav -W ;;; for file output any platform

; by tgrey - 2020

sr = 44100
ksmps = 32
nchnls = 2
0dbfs = 1

seed     0 ;each time different seed

instr 1
;;get the working directory name
Spwd	pwd

;;generating a different filename each time csound renders
itim     date
Stim     dates     itim
Syear    strsub    Stim, 20, 24
Smonth   strsub    Stim, 4, 7
Sday     strsub    Stim, 8, 10
iday     strtod    Sday
Shor     strsub    Stim, 11, 13
Smin     strsub    Stim, 14, 16
Ssec     strsub    Stim, 17, 19
Sfilnam  sprintf  "%s_%s_%02d_%s_%s_%s.wav", Syear, Smonth, iday, Shor,Smin, Ssec
;;rendering with random frequency, amp and pan, and writing to disk
ifreq    random    400, 1000
iamp     random    .1, 1
ipan     random    0, 1
asin     oscils    iamp, ifreq, 0
aL, aR   pan2      asin, ipan
         fout      Sfilnam, 14, aL, aR
         outs      aL, aR
         printf_i  "File '%s' written to '%s'!\n", 1, Sfilnam, Spwd


i 1 0 1

See also

Miscellaneous opcodes


Author: John ffitch
July 2012

New in version 5.18