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    Reading a directory

    I am trying to simply convert a bunch on .txt files to .html files by pasting a header and footer to the txt file content and resaving as .html.

    I wrote a script in PHP to do it, but with 28,000 files to convert it would be a fairly lengthly task to ftp all the files up and then back down.

    I have read how to open and save a file, but is it possible to read and loop through a directory of files?

    sorry total newbie question..

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    If you're using a *NIX machine, then you'd typically use opendir, readdir and closedir. I posted an example of how to use these functions a while back in this thread:

    Trying to compile/run a program i wrote on a UNIX machine, on a Linux machine.

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