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djhanson
Level V

How to make JSL get file timestamp?

Anyone know of any code say utilizing the JSL DLL features to get a file's date/timestamp?  For example, get the timestamp for: "C:\mytest.jmp".  thx... dj

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carole
Level III

Re: How to make JSL get file timestamp?

I don't know if it's a solution for you but I propose the following jsl :

strPathFile = "C:\mytest.jmp";

//Save batch file to get date file : create DateFile.txt containing date

Save Text File(

    "C:\GetDate.bat",

    "for %%x in ("||strPathFile||") do echo datetime=%%~tx >> C:\DateFile.txt";

    );

//Launch batch file

Open("C:\GetDate.bat");

wait(1);//wait to let time running batch file

//Open DateFile.txt containing date file in a jmp data table

Open("C:\DateFile.txt",

        columns( c000001 = Character ),

    Import Settings(

        End Of Line( CRLF, CR, LF ),

        End Of Field( Comma ),

        Strip Quotes( 1 ),

        Use Apostrophe as Quotation Mark( 0 ),

        Scan Whole File( 1 ),

        Treat empty columns as numeric( 0 ),

        Labels( 0 ),

        Column Names Start( 1 ),

        Data Starts( 1 ),

        Lines To Read( All ),

        Year Rule( "10-90" )

    )

);

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vkessler
Level IV

Re: How to make JSL get file timestamp?

Check this out:

 

timestamp = Creation Date( filePath );

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carole
Level III

Re: How to make JSL get file timestamp?

I don't know if it's a solution for you but I propose the following jsl :

strPathFile = "C:\mytest.jmp";

//Save batch file to get date file : create DateFile.txt containing date

Save Text File(

    "C:\GetDate.bat",

    "for %%x in ("||strPathFile||") do echo datetime=%%~tx >> C:\DateFile.txt";

    );

//Launch batch file

Open("C:\GetDate.bat");

wait(1);//wait to let time running batch file

//Open DateFile.txt containing date file in a jmp data table

Open("C:\DateFile.txt",

        columns( c000001 = Character ),

    Import Settings(

        End Of Line( CRLF, CR, LF ),

        End Of Field( Comma ),

        Strip Quotes( 1 ),

        Use Apostrophe as Quotation Mark( 0 ),

        Scan Whole File( 1 ),

        Treat empty columns as numeric( 0 ),

        Labels( 0 ),

        Column Names Start( 1 ),

        Data Starts( 1 ),

        Lines To Read( All ),

        Year Rule( "10-90" )

    )

);

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djhanson
Level V

How to make JSL get file timestamp?

Excellent!  That seems to do the trick:).  Thanks Carole!!!

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vkessler
Level IV

Re: How to make JSL get file timestamp?

Check this out:

 

timestamp = Creation Date( filePath );

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