isDirectory

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Checks if the file specification is a directory

Checks if the file specification is a directory.

Keywords
programming, IO
Usage
## S3 method for class 'default':
isDirectory(pathname, ...)
Arguments
pathname
A character string of the pathname to be checked.
...
Not used.
Value

• Returns TRUE if the file specification is a directory, otherwise FALSE is returned.

This function follows symbolic links (also on Windows) and returns a value based on the link target (rather than the link itself).

To check if it is a file see isFile(). Internally file.info() is used. See also file_test.