Hi all, currently I have an automation that checks for the existence of a list of files, and create them if not available.
most of the time, it is working as intended. However from time to time, the Path Exist activity will return false, and create duplicates of the same folder in that directory.
When I open windows explorer and copy the folder’s directory to notepad, this is what I get.
Duplicated History folder:
when i do a dir on cmd, this is the output. in cmd, i do not see the ?.
the ? is just an empty space.
Anyone got an idea what causes this?
I notice that the ? is only infront of folders created by the Create Folder activity.
Folders created by me does not have this ?
If my bot uses create folder activity to create a folder named “Test”, I can go to the same location and create a folder with the same name.
I am on Studio 2020.4.1
edit: I think i found the source of the bug. In my Create Folder directory, if i use a string variable(with path stored in the string), the resulting folders will have this ? infront of the foldername.
If i use “C:\RPA Project\History” directly in the create folder activity, the resulting folder does not have a ? infront of the foldername.
Anyone has encountered this before?