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Get a List of Multiple File Types

Get a List of Multiple File Types

by Akhil Chaganti

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Summary

Summary

Get the file list and the total count of files available in the input folder.

Overview

Overview

The input argument is the folder path, ext. The two output arguments provide the total files count and the files list available in the given folder.

You can just input the file, enter the file type as *.txt for example and add the folder path. The result is the list of text files available in the imputed folder path and the total number of files.

Arguments:

In Type

  • in_FolderPath - The input path as a string
  • in_FilesType - Type of file or document i.e., .xlsx, .doc, .pdf, etc.

Syntax for in_FilesType:

  • single type files {"*.txt"}
  • multiple type files {"*.txt","*.xlsx"}

Out Type

  • out_FilesCount - Gives the number of files
  • out_FileNames - Gives the list of files

Please note that the Search pattern must stick to the following rule:

{"*.xlsx", "*.doc", "*.pdf"}

etc. otherwise, the snippet will return no result.

Features

Features

Instead of creating activities to get the files from a folder, you can drag and drop in your workflow using this snippet. The new version can read multiple types of files within the folder.

Additional Information

Additional Information

Dependencies

No dependencies.

Code Language

Visual Basic

Publisher

Akhil Chaganti

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License & Privacy

Apache

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Technical

Version

1.0.0

Updated

Feb 18, 2020

Works with

Studio: 19.8 - 22.10

Certification

Silver Certified

Support

UiPath Community Support

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