Description

A path is a string that provides the location of a file or directory. A path does not necessarily point to a location on disk; for example, a path may map to a location in memory or on a device. Paths are composed of the components described below. Component names are shown in italics and the following table describes the symbols used in component definitions:

SymbolDescription
< >Indicates a path component.
{ }Indicates a grouping; either all components in a grouping are present, or none is permitted to be present.
*Indicates that the component or grouping that immediately precedes this symbol can appear zero, one, or multiple times.
?Indicates that the component or grouping that immediately precedes this symbol can appear zero or one ...

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