The fileExists function checks to see if the specified file exists.


The fileExists function is used to see if the specified file exists.

For instance the following Lisp code shows how to check whether or not a file exists.

(fileExists "C:/Test/myfile.xls") ;; Returns true if the specified file exists



Expression:(fileExists filePathName) ;; Returns true if the file exists

Arguments Name Type Description
Argument:filePathNameString Text The file path name to be checked

Returns: Returns true if the file exists



Here are a number of links to Lambda coding examples which contain this instruction in various use cases.


Argument Types

Here are the links to the data types of the function arguments.

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Here are also a number of links to functions having arguments with any of these data types.

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