Hi. Every day I need to open a file with a name in the format: File_today’s date_time (always different).docx. For Example: File_20201009_010815.docx. How do I set the path to these files so that the program doesn’t pay attention to time? That’s all I could do “C:\MyFolder”+date.now.tostring(“yyyyMMdd”)+"_"+… I will be grateful for any help.
Store the path in a variable let’s say filename
Then use string manipulation
Path.GetFilename(filename).SubString(5,8).Equals(Now.ToString(“yyyyMMdd”) this condition check whether the file is in today date or not without considering time
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@bolbat_evgenia Use Directory.GetFiles() which supports wild cards.
Pattern = "File_" + Date.Now.ToString("yyyyMMdd") + "_*.docx" FilesArray = Directory.GetFiles("C:\MyFolder", Pattern)
Then use a For Each activity to loop through the matching files.
See attached file for an example. FindTheFileOfToday.xaml (6.6 KB)
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