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mkdir


Creates a new directory.


Syntax


mkdir(dirname)
mkdir(parentdir, dirname)
status = mkdir(dirname)
status = mkdir(parentdir, dirname)
[status, msg] = mkdir(dirname)
[status, msg] = mkdir(parentdir, dirname)

Input argument


dirname

a string: directory name to create

parentdir

a string: a directory in which the dirname directory will be created

Output argument


status

a logical true or false

msg

a string: error message

Description


Creates a directory named dirname in the directory parent.

If no parent directory is specified the present working directory is used.

If directory is created or already existing, status is true, otherwise it will be false.

Example


mkdir(tempdir(), 'subdir_example')
if isdir([tempdir(), 'subdir_example'])
	disp('OK')
else
	disp('NOT OK')
end

See also


isdir.

History


Version Description
1.0.0 initial version

Author


Allan CORNET

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