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Folder Exists Check in another directory

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Muhammad Abir
Muhammad Abir on 16 Nov 2020
Commented: Muhammad Abir on 16 Nov 2020
I have a code that gives user to select a directory that has image in it. Then the program takes other folders from one step behid. However, the program needs to check if there is any 'Bright' folder exists or not in 'parentFolder' directory. I tried this code but look like ~exist function can only take 'dir'. Is there any way to check folders from parentFolder directory?
Here is my code:
ImageFolder = uigetdir('D:\', 'Select Image Directory');
[parentFolder, thisFolder] = fileparts(ImageFolder);
fileListing = dir(parentFolder); % List of everything: folders and files:
fileListing(ismember( {fileListing.name}, {'.', '..'})) = [];
% Get a list of only the folders
areAFolder = [fileListing.isdir];
% Extract only those items that are folders, not files;
folderListing = fileListing(areAFolder)
if ~exist('Bright', parentFolder)
mkdir('Bright')
end

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Rik
Rik on 16 Nov 2020
This time I edited your question for you. Next time, please use the tools explained on this page to make your question more readable.
Muhammad Abir
Muhammad Abir on 16 Nov 2020
Thank you. I'll do that next time

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Rik
Rik on 16 Nov 2020
Just create the full path name and test agains 'dir'.
bright=fullfile(parentFolder,'Bright');
if ~exist(bright,'dir')
mkdir(bright)
end

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