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Hi,
I have the path of a directory in a CString variable called sNewFolder.
I need to find the total number of files in this directory.
and just messagebox it out.

I think i have to use CFileFind. Any suggetions.
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Question by:vikasgkutty
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This should do it
      CFileFind ff;
      CString s(sNewFolder);
      s += "*.*";   //may need \\*.*   depends on contents of sNewFolder
      int i = 0;
      bool bWorking = ff.FindFile(s, 0);
      while(bWorking)
      {
            if(!ff.IsDots() && !ff.IsDirectory())      
                  i++;
            bWorking = ff.FindNextFile();
      }
      ff.Close();
      s.Format("Found %d files", i);
      AfxMessageBox(s);
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by:Kiran Paul VJ
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hi..

try this
////////////////////////////////////////////////////////
      CFileFind objFile;
      
      int counter = 0 ;
      BOOL bl;
      CString szCounter;
      CString filename;

      ::SetCurrentDirectory(sNewFolder);
      
      bl = objFile.FindFile(NULL,0);
      
      while(bl)
      {
            bl = objFile.FindNextFile();
            if(!(objFile.IsDirectory()))
            {
                  filename = objFile.GetFileName();
                  counter = counter + 1;
                  //AfxMessageBox(filename);
            }
      }
      
      szCounter.Format("Total %d files ",counter);
      AfxMessageBox(szCounter);  

//////////////////////////////////////////

hope this helps
thank u
kiranvj
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