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How can I view all the items that I have in sorter directory?
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if i give hem the directory c:\windows
he have to give my all the directorys&files in c:\windows
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by:BlackDeath
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check out findfirst/findnext/findclose

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See help about FindFirst, Findnext and Findclose. I think you will find what you need.
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hi, ecollin -
1 minute late ;-)
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//scan directory tree and return a list of all files and directories
procedure ScanDirectory(Dir: String; var FileList: TStringList);

          procedure SearchTree;
          var
            sRec    : TSearchRec;
            RetCode : Integer;
            Dir     : String;
          begin
            GetDir(0, Dir);
            if Dir[length(Dir)] <> '\' then Dir := Dir + '\'; //add trailing slash
            RetCode := FindFirst('*.*', faAnyFile, sRec);
            try
              while RetCode = 0 do
              begin
                if not(SRec.Attr AND faDirectory = faDirectory) then {ignore directories}
                  FileList.Add(Dir + SRec.Name);

                RetCode := FindNext(SRec);
              end;
            finally
              FindClose(SRec);
            end;

            //Go for the subdirectories
            RetCode := FindFirst('*.*', faDirectory, sRec);
            try
              while RetCode = 0 do
              begin
                if (SRec.Attr AND faDirectory = faDirectory) and (SRec.Name[1] <> '.') then {directories}
                begin
                  ChDir(SRec.Name);
                  SearchTree; //time for recursion
                  ChDir('..'); //back up a level
                end;
                RetCode := FindNext(SRec);
              end;
            finally
              FindClose(SRec);
            end;
          end;

begin
  //Clear existing Files...
  FileList.Clear;

  //Change to start directory
  Chdir(Dir);

  //Start file list scan
  SearchTree;
end;



procedure TForm1.Button1Click(Sender: TObject);
var
  MyList: TStringList;
begin
  MyList:= TStringList.Create;
  ScanDirectory('C:\windows',MyList);
  for i:= 0 to MyList.Count -1 do
    memo1.lines.add(MyList.Strings[i];
  MyList.Free;

end;



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listenning
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by:BlackDeath
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hi, bryan!

what do you want with this q?

;-)

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by:bryan7
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waiting for something interesting like retrieving the whole desktop tree ;)
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ILPowerSoft - u should grade not disappear...
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by:BlackDeath
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hm.

ecollin gave the same comment as me, but 1 minute later.

but who cares.
list is growing...

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