Problem 2625. Shorten pathname

Solution 1451632

Submitted on 27 Feb 2018 by Chris Waltenberry
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Test Suite

Test Status Code Input and Output
1   Pass
x = 'C:\foo\bar\baz\qux'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'C:\..\qux'))

2   Pass
x = 'this\is\just\a\test'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'this\..\test'))

3   Pass
x = 'testing\testing\123.mat'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'testing\..\123.mat'))

4   Pass
x = 'testing\t1\t2\t3\t4\t5\t6\t7\t8\t9\t10\123.mat'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'testing\..\123.mat'))

5   Pass
x = '\dir1\dir2\dir3\dir4\file'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'\..\file'))

6   Pass
x = 'dir1\dir2\dir3\d.txt'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'dir1\..\d.txt'))

7   Pass
x = 'dir1\dir#2\dir_3\dir%4\dir(5)\dir+6\d.txt'; assert(isequal(shorten(x),'dir1\..\d.txt'))

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