file.Exists

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 file.Exists( )

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Description

Returns a boolean of whether the file or directory exists or not.

Arguments

string name

The file or directory's name.

Arguments

string path

The path of where to look for the file.

  • "GAME" Structured like base folder (garrysmod/), searches all the mounted content (main folder, addons, mounted games etc)
  • "LUA" or "lsv" - All Lua folders (lua/) including gamesmodes and addons
  • "DATA" Data folder (garrysmod/data)
  • "MOD" Strictly the game folder (garrysmod/), ignores mounting.

Returns

boolean

Returns true if the file exists and false if it is not.

Examples

Example

Prints whether the data folder exists in the base directory.

print( file.Exists("data", "GAME") )

Output:

true
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