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IsRootFolder(path)

Last updated July 23, 2001

author

Rob Brooks-Bilson

Version: 1 | Requires: CF5 | Library: FileSysLib

Description:
Returns True if the specified folder is the root folder. Because this function uses COM, it is only supported in the Windows version of ColdFusion.

Return Values:
Returns a Boolean value.

Example:

<CFSET TheFolder = "c:\">
<CFOUTPUT>
Is the #TheFolder# folder the root folder? #YesNoFormat(IsRootFolder(TheFolder))#
</CFOUTPUT>

Parameters:

Name Description Required
path Absolute or relative path to the specified folder. Yes

Full UDF Source:

/**
 * Returns True if the specified folder is the root folder. (Windows only)
 * 
 * @param path 	 Absolute or relative path to the specified folder. 
 * @return Returns a Boolean value. 
 * @author Rob Brooks-Bilson (rbils@amkor.com) 
 * @version 1.0, July 23, 2001 
 */
function IsRootFolder(path)
{
  Var fso  = CreateObject("COM", "Scripting.FileSystemObject");
  Var folder = fso.Getfolder(path);
  Return folder.IsRootFolder;
}
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