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Create Folder (G Dataflow)

Last Modified: January 12, 2018

Creates a new folder at the path you specify.

This node creates all folders that do not already exist in the specified path. If a file or folder already exists at the specified location, the node returns an error instead of overwriting the existing file or folder.

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prompt

Custom message in the title bar of the file dialog box that appears when you do not wire a value to the input path.

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path

The absolute path to the folder you want to create. If you do not wire data to path, the node displays a dialog box from which you can select a folder. If you specify an empty or relative path, this node returns an error.

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error in

Error conditions that occur before this node runs.

The node responds to this input according to standard error behavior.

Standard Error Behavior

Many nodes provide an error in input and an error out output so that the node can respond to and communicate errors that occur while code is running. The value of error in specifies whether an error occurred before the node runs. Most nodes respond to values of error in in a standard, predictable way.

error in does not contain an error error in contains an error
If no error occurred before the node runs, the node begins execution normally.

If no error occurs while the node runs, it returns no error. If an error does occur while the node runs, it returns that error information as error out.

If an error occurred before the node runs, the node does not execute. Instead, it returns the error in value as error out.

Default: No error

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created path

Location of the new folder. If the operation is unsuccessful, this output returns <Not A Path>.

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cancelled?

A Boolean value that indicates whether the user cancelled the dialog box that appears if no input file was wired to this node.

True The dialog box was cancelled.
False The dialog box was not cancelled, or the dialog box did not appear.
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error out

Error information.

The node produces this output according to standard error behavior.

Standard Error Behavior

Many nodes provide an error in input and an error out output so that the node can respond to and communicate errors that occur while code is running. The value of error in specifies whether an error occurred before the node runs. Most nodes respond to values of error in in a standard, predictable way.

error in does not contain an error error in contains an error
If no error occurred before the node runs, the node begins execution normally.

If no error occurs while the node runs, it returns no error. If an error does occur while the node runs, it returns that error information as error out.

If an error occurred before the node runs, the node does not execute. Instead, it returns the error in value as error out.

Where This Node Can Run:

Desktop OS: Windows

FPGA: Not supported

Web Server: Not supported in VIs that run in a web application


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