[futurebasic] Listing Files in a folder (more)

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From: <Lucy24@...>
Date: Tue, 2 Jun 1998 12:39:07 EDT
I've been meaning to ask a closely related question, and can't quite figure
out how to apply the FILES$ command to this situation:

I know the _location_ (a global prefsVol% which I've already got), the
_filename_, and the _file type_ (but watch out! the file type _isn't_ the file
type created by my application).

What's the cleanest way of simply checking whether the specified file, and/or
file of specified type, exists in the given location? I don't need to open it
or do anything with it, just look to see whether it's there.


>>Windows 2000 proposed error messages: <<
9. "Error saving file! Format drive now? (Y/Y)"
11. To "shut down" your system, type "WIN."
16. Bad or missing mouse. Spank the cat? (Y/N)
20. User Error: Replace user.