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Hey All,

Need some help here

$filesfolders = _FileListToArray()
;For this example lets say it returns these..
$filesfolders[1] = file.txt
$filesfolders[2] = file1.dll
$filesfolders[3] = file2.oscx
$filesfolders[4] = folder.pewpew
$filesfolders[5] = folder102_

The above files / folders are random example i have made up

Once i have all the files & folders list, how do you then determine what each element of the array contains, a file or folder?

Tried using some work arounds with functions like FileGetVersion, etc etc.. but it won't work.

Don't see any functions that can help and using a reg exp to determine whether if there is an "extention" is not going to cut it.

Anyone got any ideas?

Edited by Steveiwonder

They call me MrRegExpMan

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If you use FileFindFirstFile and FileFindNextFile, then @extended is set to 1 when a folder is returned. This can make the whole thing very much quicker, at the cost of having to write a bit more code yourself to get the array. :mellow:


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