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RBrown1375

Delete Files And Folders Based on the Date and Time

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I looked through the Forums and didn't see if someone had a sample script for this problem. I have a folder E: Public, with a Task Scheduled to clear out the folder everyday at 07:00 and move the contents of the folder to E:TempPublicArchive. Is there a way to build a script that looks at the date or time and if the filefolder has not been in E:Public for at least 24 hours, it will leave the filefolder alone. Anything over that time, will be moved to the Archive folder.

Thank you for any ideas you may have.

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RBrown1375,

Get an array of the folders using _FileListToArray, loop through them to get the time with FileGetTime (yes, it does work on folders) and use _DateDiff (compared to _NowCalc) to get the time difference. If it has been there too long then use FileMove/DirMove to move it. :)

Give it a try and see how you do - you know where we are if you run into any difficulties. ;)

M23


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ArrayMultiColSort ---- Sort arrays on multiple columns
ChooseFileFolder ---- Single and multiple selections from specified path treeview listing
Date_Time_Convert -- Easily convert date/time formats, including the language used
ExtMsgBox --------- A highly customisable replacement for MsgBox
GUIExtender -------- Extend and retract multiple sections within a GUI
GUIFrame ---------- Subdivide GUIs into many adjustable frames
GUIListViewEx ------- Insert, delete, move, drag, sort, edit and colour ListView items
GUITreeViewEx ------ Check/clear parent and child checkboxes in a TreeView
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Thanks for the response. I'll try it out.

Cheers

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