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check if directory is exists

check if directory is exists

check if directory is exists

(OP)
Hi all,
  Please i needs some help to check if directory is exists in native C++/win32. I have seen many samples on the web but im not sure which one is the right one. I read about CreateDirectory, GetFileAttributes and SHGetFileInfo and other methods. I will appreciate any suggestions with sample code snippet

Thanks
kay

RE: check if directory is exists

(OP)
Thanks, i found the solution to check it
LPTSTR path = "C:\\test";
  SHFILEINFO shFileInfo;
  if (SHGetFileInfo((LPCSTR)path, 0, &shFileInfo, sizeof(SHFILEINFO), SHGFI_TYPENAME) != 0)
  {
   MessageBoxA(NULL, "Exists", "DIRECTORY", MB_OK);

  }
  else
  {
  MessageBoxA(NULL, "NOT FOUND", "DIRECTORY", MB_OK);
  }
kay

RE: check if directory is exists

More straightforward approach:

CODE

DWORD rc = ::GetFileAttributes(path);
bool isdir = (rc != (DWORD)0xFFFFFFFF &&
             (rc & FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY) != 0);
 

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