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.

Symbolic links

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

See Also

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

Aliases
  • isDirectory.default
  • isDirectory
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 2.8.0, License: LGPL (>= 2.1)

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