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GetFileCount(dir)

Last updated May 13, 2003

author

Bob Remeika

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: FileSysLib

Description:
This function accepts a directory path as it's only argument, and requires the Windows Scripting Runtime host to work.

Return Values:
Returns a number.

Example:

<cfset count = GetFileCount("C:\")>
<cfoutput>#count#</cfoutput>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
dir Directory. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns the number of files in a directory. (Windows only)
 * 
 * @param dir 	 Directory. (Required)
 * @return Returns a number. 
 * @author Bob Remeika (bobr@autobytel.com) 
 * @version 1, May 13, 2003 
 */
function GetFileCount(dir) {
	var fsobj = "";
	var foldr = "";
	var b = "";
	
	if (DirectoryExists(dir)) {
		fsobj = CreateObject("COM", "Scripting.FileSystemObject");
		foldr = fsobj.GetFolder(dir);
		b = foldr.Files;	// CF 5 does not support nested dot notation.
		return b.Count;
	} else {
		return -1;
	}
}
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