DIR

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Purpose

Display a directory of files

Syntax

DIR [<skeleton>]

See Also

ADIR(), DECRYPT, DISPLAY FILES, ENCRYPT, LIST FILES

Description

The DIR command displays filenames in the current directory and path (see SET PATH) matching the specified <skeleton>. The total number of files matching the <skeleton>, their total size and the remaining drive space in Megabytes are also displayed.

If DIR is issued with no <skeleton> specified, then it will list details of the table files only. The table file listing includes the following information:

  • File type if not Lianja, e.g. (FP2) for FoxPro table
  • DES3 Encryption status, i.e. (DES3) if table is encrypted
  • Number of Records
  • Last Update date
  • Size in bytes
  • Dictionary status, i.e. Yes or None
  • Triggers status, i.e. Yes or None
  • Security status, i.e. Yes or None
  • Total size of tables in Megabytes
  • Number of tables
  • Drive space remaining in Megabytes

Example

dir
dir *.prg