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Availability

This routine is available starting with SIL Engine™ 1.0.

Syntax

directoryExists(path_to_directory)

Description

Returns "true" if the directory exists and "false" otherwise.

Parameters

Parameter name

Type

Required

Description

path_to_directory

string

Yes

Specifies the name of the directory to locate.

Return type

boolean (true/false)

Example

if(directoryExists("C:/myDirectory")){
    print("The directory exists!");
} else {
    print("The directory does not exist!");
}

Notes

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

See also