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check a folder every 10 sec

Asked by Andrew
on 20 Jun 2013

clc

if Num<5

display (wait)

D = dir(['C:\s', '\*.txt']);

Num = length(D(not([D.isdir])))

else display (ok).

end

how can i check the folder C:\s every 10 sec and when the number of txt files are 5 to stop?....something like the above code....thank you....

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Answer by the cyclist
on 20 Jun 2013
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D = dir(['C:\s', '\*.txt']);
Num = length(D(not([D.isdir])));
while Num < 5
      D = dir(['C:\s', '\*.txt']);
      Num = length(D(not([D.isdir])));
      pause(10)
end

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Andrew
on 20 Jun 2013

thank you!


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