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problem using ~ for home directory

problem using ~ for home directory

problem using ~ for home directory

I am writing myself a small utility to copy & rename files from my camera.

to ensure I don't overwrite an existing file I am trying to see if it already exists using os.path.exists(<filename>

but if the file name is of the format "~/<directory>/<filename>" it always returns false.

I would like to configure this a a default path so it will work for multiple users on my system.

Any Ideas as to why ~/ is not working correctly?


RE: problem using ~ for home directory

Found the answer os.path.expanduser(<filename>)

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