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Checking For Directory Existance

 
Alan Jackson
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Im using some code to list the contents of a directory as a string, and Im wanting to add in some fail safes.

How would I go about checking if the directory exists first of all? If it doesnt exist, I want to output a message saying it doesnt exist.

Similarly, if the directory is empty I want to ouput that too.
 
Jeroen Wenting
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check the API docs for File. Everything you need is in there, it's only a few lines of code.
 
Ernest Friedman-Hill
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That's java.io.File. See the "exists" method.
 
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