Components Crossplatform Mac & Win Server Client Old Deprecated Guides Examples Videos
New in version: 9.2 9.3 9.4 9.5 10.0 10.1 10.2 10.3 10.4 10.5 Statistic FMM Blog
Queries list of file names in folder as JSON.
|Component||Version||macOS||Windows||Server||FileMaker Cloud||FileMaker iOS SDK|
|Path||Native path to the directory.||"C:\Test"|
|Keys||The keys to retrieve.
Pass a list of values including Size, CreationTimeStamp, AccessTimeStamp, ModificationTimeStamp, Visible.
Name, Directory and Type can be passed, but are always included.
If keys is "All", we include all keys.
|filter||Optional, limits what is returned. Default is 0 to report all files. Pass a combination of 1 for showing only files, 2 for showing only directories and 4 for showing only visible items.
Add 8 if the path includes the file name specification with wildcards.
Combined pass 4+1 for visible files or 2+1 for visible directories.
|ExtensionFilter||Optional, a filter for getting only files with matching file extension.||".txt"||Optional|
Returns JSON array or error.
DescriptionQueries list of file names in folder as JSON.
This function needs a native path. Please use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath function in order to convert a FileMaker style path to a native path.
With filter parameter being 8 on Windows, you can pass a path with wildcards directly and ExtensionFilter parameter is ignored. This is not supported on macOS.
TimeStamps are returned in the FileMaker formatting. On Windows a key AlternateFileName may be included in result if the file has an alternative file name for DOS.
If you need sorting, please check JSON.SortWithEvaluate function.
We can add more Keys if needed. Let us know if you need another value for all files.
List files on desktop:
List files and sort by name:
List files and sort by size descending:
- Version 10.5
- Added Files.ListAsJSON function to list files and return it as JSON.
Created 28th September 2020, last changed 29th September 2020
Feedback: Report problem or ask question.
MBS Xojo PDF Plugins