aqFileSystem.CreateFolder Method

Applies to TestComplete 14.72, last modified on December 24, 2020

Description

Use the CreateFolder method to create a folder at the specified location.

Declaration

aqFileSystem.CreateFolder(Path)

Path [in]    Required    String    
Result Integer

Applies To

The method is applied to the following object:

Parameters

The method has the following parameter:

Path

Specifies the fully qualified path where a new folder should be created. If the path includes folders that do not exist, they will be created as well.

The path may or may not include a trailing backslash (\). You can add a trailing backslash to or remove it from the path by using the IncludeTrailingBackSlash or ExcludeTrailingBackSlash method.

Result Value

If the creation succeeds, the method returns zero, otherwise, it returns the error code. To get a description that corresponds to the given error code, you can use the aqUtils.SysErrorMessage method. A complete list of error codes is provided in the System Error Codes article in the MSDN library.

Example

The code below creates a new C:\MyFiles\MyFolder folder, checks whether the folder has been created successfully and adds a new file to this folder.

JavaScript, JScript

function Test()
{
  var sFolder = "C:\\MyFiles\\MyFolder\\";
  var sFile = sFolder + "FileName.txt";
 
  // Creates the folder and checks if it has been created successfully
  if (aqFileSystem.CreateFolder(sFolder) == 0)
    // Creates a file in that folder
    aqFile.Create(sFile);
  else
    Log.Error("Could not create the folder " + sFolder);
}

Python

def Test():
  sFolder = "C:\\MyFiles\\MyFolder\\"
  sFile = sFolder + "FileName.txt"
  # Creates the folder and checks if it has been created successfully
  if aqFileSystem.CreateFolder(sFolder) == 0:
    # Creates a file in that folder
    aqFile.Create(sFile)
  else:
    Log.Error("Could not create the folder " + sFolder)

VBScript

Sub Test
  Dim sFolder, sFile

  sFolder = "C:\MyFiles\MyFolder\"
  sFile = sFolder + "FileName.txt"

  ' Creates the folder and checks if it has been created successfully
  If aqFileSystem.CreateFolder(sFolder) = 0 Then
    ' Creates a file in that folder
    aqFile.Create sFile
  Else 
    Log.Error "Could not create the folder " & sFolder
  End If
End Sub

DelphiScript

procedure Test;
var sFolder, sFile;
begin
  sFolder := 'C:\MyFiles\MyFolder\';
  sFile := sFolder + 'FileName.txt';
 
  // Creates the folder and checks if it has been created successfully
  if aqFileSystem.CreateFolder(sFolder) = 0 then
    // Creates a file in that folder
    aqFile.Create(sFile)
  else
    Log.Error('Could not create the folder ' + sFolder);
end;

C++Script, C#Script

function Test()
{
  var sFolder = "C:\\MyFiles\\MyFolder\\";
  var sFile = sFolder + "FileName.txt";
 
  // Creates the folder and checks if it has been created successfully
  if (aqFileSystem["CreateFolder"](sFolder) == 0)
    // Creates a file in that folder
    aqFile["Create"](sFile);
  else
    Log["Error"]("Could not create the folder " + sFolder);
}

See Also

Working With Files From Scripts
DeleteFolder Method
GetCurrentFolder Method
SetCurrentFolder Method
Create Method
SysErrorMessage Method

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