August 17th, 2003, 10:53 AM
Checking if a directory exists (windows/C)
Is their an API to do this?
August 17th, 2003, 11:52 AM
You can use it to check if a directory exists as well. FindFirstFile() will return INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE, if the directory does not exist.
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August 17th, 2003, 03:43 PM
I'v had trouble with it.
User types directory in a Editbox,
If the dir does not exist, I get "NOT HERE", else it crashes. In my program, I have it check the end of what the user put for a "\" or "/" and add a slash if their is none, I do this AFTER checking if dir exists.
update: Ebox is just MessageBox(), GetText is SendMessage wm gettext, directory is char* and holds the text + null terminator.
August 17th, 2003, 03:56 PM
Dumb mistake, Ok thanks, it works. It needs a win23 finddata, can't be null.