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  • 06 Feb

    Maximum number of files in Destination folder

    Q: Maximum number of files in Destination folder. I have a short question. Very nice if You have an answer 🙂

    One Source Windows folder: “IN”.
    One Destination Windows folder: “OUT”
    The number of files in the folder “OUT” should never exceed 3 files.

    (The files will be processed and deleted from the “OUT” folder by other software. When the number of remaining files is 0, 1 or 2, Limagito should send one more file).

    Is there an solution/function for this in Limagito File Mover?

    A: Yes this is possible using a small Pascal Script.

    This script will only work with WIN as Destination. Enable and add ‘On Rule Begin’ Pascal Script. Don’t forget to adjust the ‘ctFilter, ctOutputPath and ctSubDirs’ Const.

    Limagito File Mover Pascal Script option

    Var
      tmpCount: Integer;
    Const
      ctFilter = '*.pdf';
      ctOutputPath = 'C:\Test\Out\Sub1\';
      ctSubDirs = True; // True or False
    Begin
      psExitCode := 1;
      // ... add your code here
      tmpCount := psCountFiles(ctOutputPath, ctFilter, ctSubDirs);
      // Check
      If tmpCount >= 3 Then
      Begin
        psExitCode := 0;
        psLogWrite(1, '', 'QTY Files >= 3 (Count: ' + IntToStr(tmpCount) + ')');
      End;  
    End.

    Limagito File Mover Maximum Files in Destination

    Feedback customer:

    Fantastic! I´ve did some simple tests and it seems to work exactly as we wanted.

    #Filetransfer

    If you need any info about this ‘Maximum number of files’ request, please let us know.

    Best regards,

    Limagito Team