Recursive folder creation

Tore Nilsen tore.nilsen at me.com
Mon Aug 7 14:40:32 EDT 2017


Since we do not need to check whether a folder exists or not before creating it as LiveCode will not create duplicate folders, here is a script that will create nested folders:

on mouseUp
   put  specialFolderPath("desktop")& "/testFolder/testOne/test/result" into tFolder
   set the itemDel to "/"
   repeat with i = 1 to the number of items of tFolder
      put item 1 to i of tFolder into tFolderToCreate
      create folder tFolderToCreate
   end repeat
end mouseUp

Regards
Tore

> 7. aug. 2017 kl. 19:57 skrev Sannyasin Brahmanathaswami via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com>:
> 
> 2) Does it make sense to ask for an enhancement request for the engine to recursively create folders for a path where itemdel "/" and items -1,-2,-3 (sub folders) do not exist?




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