listDirectory

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Gets the file names in the directory

Gets the file names in the directory. Contrary to list.files(), this method guarantees to work recursively. Moreover, when subdirectories are processed recursively, directory names are also returned.

Keywords
programming, IO
Usage
## S3 method for class 'default':
listDirectory(pathname, pattern=NULL, recursive=FALSE, allNames=FALSE, fullNames=FALSE, ...)
Arguments
pathname
A pathname to be listed.
pattern
A character string of the filename pattern passed. See list.files() for more details.
recursive
If TRUE, subdirectories are recursively processed, otherwise not.
allNames
If TRUE, also files starting with a period are returned.
fullNames
If TRUE, the full path names are returned.
...
Not used.
Value

  • Returns a vector of file names.

See Also

Internally list.files() is used.

Aliases
  • listDirectory.default
  • listDirectory
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 1.7.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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