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DIRWALK - Walk the directory tree

version 1.1.0.0 (4.1 KB) by Evgeny Pr
Generate the file names and dir names in a directory tree by walking the tree.

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Updated 10 Jul 2011

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Function generate the file names and directory names in a directory tree by walking the tree top-down. For each directory in the tree rooted at directory topPath. For each directory of tree you can call "Visitor Function" for files processing.

Using:
[pathNames, dirNames, fileNames] = dirwalk(topPath)
dirwalk(topPath, visitor)
[visitorOutput1, visitorOutput2, ..., visitorOutputN] = dirwalk(topPath, visitor)
[...] = dirwalk(topPath, visitor, visitorInput1, visitorInput2, ..., visitorInputN)

Example:
topPath = fullfile(matlabroot, 'toolbox', 'matlab', 'demos');

% Get files and dirs listing (default visitor)
[pathNames, dirNames, fileNames] = dirwalk(topPath);

% Call visitor function in each dir
dirwalk(topPath, @(y,x) disp(strcat(y, filesep, {x.name}')))

See help DIRWALK and TEST_DIRWALK for detailes examples.

Cite As

Evgeny Pr (2022). DIRWALK - Walk the directory tree (https://www.mathworks.com/matlabcentral/fileexchange/32036-dirwalk-walk-the-directory-tree), MATLAB Central File Exchange. Retrieved .

MATLAB Release Compatibility
Created with R2009b
Compatible with any release
Platform Compatibility
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