DirectoryQ

DirectoryQ["name"]

gives True if the directory with the specified name exists, and gives False otherwise.

Details

  • In DirectoryQ["name"], name is interpreted relative to your current directory.
  • DirectoryQ[File["name"]] is also supported

Examples

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Basic Examples  (2)

Check if the name corresponds to a directory:

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The result is False if the file is not a directory or does not exist:

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Scope  (1)

See Also

FileType  Directory  DirectoryName

Introduced in 2008
(7.0)
| Updated in 2016
(11.0)