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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 1.0.

Syntax

createDirectory(path_to_directory)

Description

Returns "true" if the directory was created successfully and "false" otherwise. If returned "false" check the log for a detailed reason on why it failed.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

path_to_directory

string

Yes

Specifies a directory or a path.

Return type

boolean (true/false)

Example

string dir = "C:/myDirectory";
if(directoryExists(dir)){
    print("The directory exists!");
} else {
    if(!createDirectory(dir)){
        print("Failed to create directory " + dir);
    }
}

Notes

It is recommended that you use forward slashes ( / ) for file paths.

See also