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Language: PowerBuilder
Expertise: Beginner
Jun 26, 1998



Application Security Testing: An Integral Part of DevOps

Find if directory exists

We would like to find out if a directory that was typed exists. Furthermore, we prefer not to use a list box control or getFileOpenName.

To do this you will need to declare the following API call as a local external function:

Function ulong GetFileAttributesA (ref string filename) library "KERNEL32.DLL"
Then write some script as follows:

ULong	lul_RC

lul_RC = GetFileAttributesA(as_DirectoryName)

// Check if 5th bit is set, if so this is a directory
If Mod(Integer(lul_RC / 16), 2) > 0 Then 
	Return True
	Return False
End If
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