directory()

Read(2680) Label: wildcard path, file name,

Here’s how to use directory() function.

directory(path)

Description:

List the file name(s) satisfying a wildcard path.

Syntax:

directory(path)

Note:

The function lists file name(s) satisfying wildcard path path, excluding the path names.

Parameter:

path

Wildcard path, * represents 0 or multiple characters, and ? represents a single character

Option:

@d

List the subdirectory of path

@p

Return files with full paths under the directory

@m

Create a directory

@r

Delete a directory, which must be empty

@s

Perform recursive query to get all file names under all subdirectories; mutually exclusive with @m and @r

@c

Make case-insensitive; without it the OS will have a say

Return value:

A sequence

Example:

 

A

 

1

=directory("D://*.txt")

Return the txt file list under the root directory on driver D.

2

=directory@d("D://tomcat5")

List the subdirectory under the tomcat5 directory.

3

=directory@m("D://test")

Create test folder under the root directory on driver D.

4

=directory@r("D://test")

Delete D://test directory, but the test folder must be empty.

5

=directory@s("D://tomcat5")

Return a list of files in subdirectories under the tomcat5 directory.

6

=directory@p("D://tomcat5")

List full path of files under tomcat5 directory.

7

=directory@c("d://TOMCAT5/*.txt")

List txt files under tomcat5 directory; must be case-insensitive.

Related functions:

f. exists()

f. size()

movefile()