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Search for a file pattern [message #186960] Thu, 10 August 2006 05:41 Go to next message
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Registered: July 2005
Location: india
I am using forms4.5 and I have to check whether a file of the pattern *XYZ*.*(which is passed as a parameter) exists in the specific folder or not. The folder is present in the remote unix box. I have to connect it through my login credentials which will also be parameters.

Please help me how to do it.

Thanks in advance
Re: Search for a file pattern [message #187100 is a reply to message #186960] Thu, 10 August 2006 21:27 Go to previous message
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Registered: March 2005
Location: Canberra ACT Australia
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Use the 'host' command to run a 'dir > tmp.txt' command and then use 'text_io' to read the 'tmp.txt' file.

Search this forum for 'text_io'.

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