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How would I go about seeing if a file exists?
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You can check if a file exists with a simple Dir command.
If the result is empty .. The file doesn't exist.

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You can check if a file exists with a simple Dir command.
If the result is empty .. The file doesn't exist.
Another way is to check it's attributes using the getattr function.

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Thank You I was unaware of the dir function. Before i had been trying to use the on error statement and perposely cause errors but that wasn't behaveing nicely.
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