fileExists

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Description

Description:
Checks if file on given path exists. Uses same path resolve code as loadFile.
Groups:
Program Flow

Syntax

Syntax:
fileExists path
Parameters:
path: String - Path to file
Return Value:
Boolean - true if it exists, otherwise false

Examples

Example 1:
fileExists "\a3\mySuperPath\bestFileEver.paa"; // Returns false
Example 2:
private _path = "a3\functions_f_mp_mark\revive\_addaction_revive.inc"; if (fileExists _path) then {loadFile _path} else {diag_log format ["File (%1) does not exist!",_path]};
Example 3:
// Sometimes it might be better to check if a file exists instead of checking if path is empty ("") private _class = "ModuleObjectiveRaceFinish_F"; private _picture = getText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> _class >> "editorPreview"); if !(fileExists _picture) then {_picture = getText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> _class >> "portrait")}; if !(fileExists _picture) then {_picture = getText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> _class >> "icon")}; if !(fileExists _picture) then {_picture = getText (configFile >> "CfgVehicles" >> _class >> "picture")}; if !(fileExists _picture) then {systemChat "No valid picture found!"} else {systemChat _picture};

Additional Information

See also:
loadFile preprocessFile preprocessFileLineNumbers

Notes

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