SEARCHFILE

version 1.2.0.0 (2.18 KB) by Rahul Prem Nazeer
Search for files and directories under a given folder with recursive and filter options

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Updated 8 Jul 2009

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% SEARCHFILE search for files and/or directories under a given folder
% Syntax
% list = searchfile('dir', 'filter', 'recflag')
%
% 'dir'(Optional) -
% The source directory where to search. If not specified,
% current working directory will be used
%
% 'filter'(Optional) -
% File filter('*.txt', 'ABC*.*' etc)
%
% 'recflag'(Optional) -
% 1 = Recurse into subdirectory, otherwise look only in
% the specified/current directory
%
% Eg: list = searchfile('C:\Temp', '*.txt', 1);
% list = searchfile('*.txt', 1);
% list = searchfile(1);
%
% Return value : Structure with following fields
% 'name' - Name of the file/directory
% 'path' - Path to the file/directory
% 'fullpath' - Full path of the file/directory including its
% name
% 'isdir' - Flag indicates whether a directory or file
% 1 = Directory, 0 = File
%

Cite As

Rahul Prem Nazeer (2022). SEARCHFILE (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/24567-searchfile), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2007b
Compatible with any release
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