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Re: reading all the files in one directory

  • To: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net
  • Subject: [mg68914] Re: reading all the files in one directory
  • From: albert <awnl at arcor.de>
  • Date: Wed, 23 Aug 2006 07:15:33 -0400 (EDT)
  • References: <eceitg$qje$1@smc.vnet.net>
  • Sender: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

Ana Sofia Figueiredo wrote:

> Hi,
> 
> Could anyone please tell me how can a read all the files in one directory?
> I have to read around 60 files with odd names.
> 

FileNames["*",yourdirectoryasstring]

will give a list of all files within that directory. you can than loop over
them to read each in turn, or of course map the corresponding function onto
the list, e.g. if the files contain mathematica input:

Map[Get,FileNames["*",yourdirectoryasstring]]


hth

albert


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