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Existance of a Directory

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Hi,

How do you check whether a particular directory exists on the system or not using AutoIt?

Like for existance of a file we have a FileExists() function, I couldnt find anything similar for a direcotry/folder.

Thanks

-Mohit

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Hi,

How do you check whether a particular directory exists on the system or not using AutoIt?

Like for existance of a file we have a FileExists() function, I couldnt find anything similar for a direcotry/folder.

Thanks

-Mohit

The help says it. The tooltip says it. The FileExists function works for both files and folders. Try the following:

If FileExists("c:\windows") Then
    MsgBox(0,"test","c:\windows exists")
EndIf

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Hi,

If you need to check if it is a folder (not an file), then use this mini-udf:

If _DirExists("C:\Windows") Then MsgBox(64, "OK", "Given path <C:\Windows> is a folder an it is exists ;) ")

Func _DirExists($sPath)
   Return StringInStr(FileGetAttrib($sPath), "D")
EndFunc
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cool,

I just wanted to check if the folder exists. I guess FileExists does that as well.

Thanks

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cool,

I just wanted to check if the folder exists. I guess FileExists does that as well.

Thanks

When using FileExists() to test for a directory, add the "\" to the end of the name so you don't get a false positive from a file with the same name.

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