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HI,

As I do to open a folder in the following way c:\arquivos\Dez\migs

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ShellExecute("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs") should do it

or

Run("Explorer.exe c:\arquivos\Dez\migs")


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Friend, thank you very much. One more question, and if dir do not exist, how I do to it check?.

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ShellExecute("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs") should do it

or

Run("Explorer.exe c:\arquivos\Dez\migs")

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uau..great

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FileExists works for directories as well.

If FileExists("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs") Then
     ShellExecute("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs")
Else
     msgbox(1,"","Directory does not exist!")
EndIf

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#6 ·  Posted (edited)

FileExists works for directories as well

Yes, but if there exist a file with the same name (but the dir not exists), this will return true, so if you need to check existing of a directory, you do this:

If _PathDirExists("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs") Then
     ShellExecute("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs")
Else
     msgbox(1,"","Directory does not exist!")
EndIf

Func _PathDirExists($sPath)
    Return StringInStr(FileGetAttrib($sPath), "D") > 0
EndFunc

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Yes, but if there exist a file with the same name (but the dir not exists), this will return true, so if you need to check existing of a directory, you do this:

If _PathDirExists("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs") Then
     ShellExecute("c:\arquivos\Dez\migs")
Else
     msgbox(1,"","Directory does not exist!")
EndIf

Func _PathDirExists($sPath)
    Return StringInStr(FileGetAttrib($sPath), "D") > 0
EndFunc

:)

Or FileExists("C:\MyDir\") The trailing backslash will make it directory specific.

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I think DirGetSize does the trick too!


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DirGetSize does the trick too!

What if the dir is empty? :) and this func can take time if the dir is large (full with large size files).

 

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That was my method I used once in one of my scripts...

Just a thought but true it could be inefficent


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