PostADay-Round2#3 – Wheres that file!?

Here’s a small tip I started using. When coding in C++ it can be tricky to figure out where a file is, relative to the application so there is an urge to simply load the file using an absolute path. It’s really a problem later on if you use a second computer, or time passes or you’re working on this project within a team.

Probably there’s a better trick, but what I do is load the program, pause it, then use the xcode console window (cmd+r) and type, ‘pwd’ and ‘cd’ right in there then browse to the by pressing file – since it starts off in the application you know if you can get to it then you can load it correctly.

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