# 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 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.