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Search for a key word

I'm using WiseScript. I need to do a file search that searches for a directory that begins with Reader. It can begin with Reader and end with anything. Would the proper way to do that be to search Reader* ?

This will be followed by and If statement. Would I then proceed to check if it's equal to Reader or Reader* ?


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Posted by: SnowLyric 7 years ago
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Why don't you use "Search for File" action with wildcard character *? It can then assign to a variable and be used in If block. If the variable is assigned a value(in this case file path), it indicates search was successful. I'm not sure if this action can be used to serach directory. See "Check if File/Dir Exists" action as well.

Posted by: SMal.tmcc 7 years ago
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this is a file search

http://ss64.org/viewtopic.php?id=1018

you need to do a folder search, which is a different thing.

http://blogs.technet.com/b/heyscriptingguy/archive/2004/08/19/how-can-i-determine-if-a-folder-exists-on-a-computer.aspx

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