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listdir - displays the contents of a directory

Calling Sequence

listdir(filename)

Parameters

filename

-

name of the directory to be displayed

Description

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The contents of the directory filename are returned as a list.  The directories . (current) and .. (directory that is one level higher) are included.

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If filename does not exist, listdir generates an error.

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If filename is not a directory, listdir generates an error.

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See file for information on file names.

Examples

listdir/home/maple/m

.,..,foo1.m,foo2.m,xbar.m

(1)

listdir/home/maple/m/foo1.m

 Error, (in listdir) directory does not exist

listdir/home/maple/noexist

 Error, (in isdir) file or directory does not exist

See Also

file, FileTools[ListDirectory], fopen, IO_errors, isdir, open


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