Creating files/folders

Peter Haworth pete at
Fri Oct 5 16:25:06 EDT 2012

Sorry I should have been more specific.  The result just says something
like "Can't create file" or some such generic message - I'm looking for
something more specific as to why it couldn't be created.
lcSQL Software <>

On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 1:02 PM, Dr. Hawkins <dochawk at> wrote:

> On Fri, Oct 5, 2012 at 12:56 PM, Peter Haworth <pete at> wrote:
> > If I "open file <filepath>" for write" and the file doesn't exist LC
> > creates it.  But what happens if an error occurs? For example, the file
> > path includes a folder that doesn't exist, or permissions don't allow the
> > file to be created.  I know the file doesn't get created but how do I
> check
> > for an error?
> >
> > Similarly with "create folder <pathtofolder>", how do I check for errors?
> Shouldn't any such thing be in "the result"?  It has for things I've
> wanted, unless returned as a value from a function.
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