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:

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

Scope  (1)

Check if the name specified as a File object corresponds to a directory:

Wolfram Research (2008), DirectoryQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html (updated 2016).

Text

Wolfram Research (2008), DirectoryQ, Wolfram Language function, https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html (updated 2016).

BibTeX

@misc{reference.wolfram_2020_directoryq, author="Wolfram Research", title="{DirectoryQ}", year="2016", howpublished="\url{https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html}", note=[Accessed: 14-May-2021 ]}

BibLaTeX

@online{reference.wolfram_2020_directoryq, organization={Wolfram Research}, title={DirectoryQ}, year={2016}, url={https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html}, note=[Accessed: 14-May-2021 ]}

CMS

Wolfram Language. 2008. "DirectoryQ." Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Wolfram Research. Last Modified 2016. https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html.

APA

Wolfram Language. (2008). DirectoryQ. Wolfram Language & System Documentation Center. Retrieved from https://reference.wolfram.com/language/ref/DirectoryQ.html