Solved

find the number of files in a directory? -

Posted on 2004-08-23
5
280 Views
Last Modified: 2013-11-20
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.
0
Comment
Question by:vikasgkutty
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
5 Comments
 
LVL 55

Accepted Solution

by:
Jaime Olivares earned 25 total points
ID: 11871572
0
 
LVL 44

Assisted Solution

by:AndyAinscow
AndyAinscow earned 25 total points
ID: 11878352
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);
0
 
LVL 16

Expert Comment

by:Kiran Paul VJ
ID: 11960509
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
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: IP Lookup

Get more info about an IP address or domain name, such as organization, abuse contacts and geolocation.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Introduction: Ownerdraw of the grid button.  A singleton class implentation and usage. Continuing from the fifth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. Go to the class view – CGridButton should be visible as a class.  R…
Introduction: Hints for the grid button.  Nested classes, templated collections.  Squash that darned bug! Continuing from the sixth article about sudoku.   Open the project in visual studio. First we will finish with the SUD_SETVALUE messa…
This video will show you how to get GIT to work in Eclipse.   It will walk you through how to install the EGit plugin in eclipse and how to checkout an existing repository.
I've attached the XLSM Excel spreadsheet I used in the video and also text files containing the macros used below. https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/2017/03_w12/1151775/Permutations.txt https://filedb.experts-exchange.com/incoming/201…

734 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question