ASP Type Property


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The Type property is used to return the type of the specified file or folder.

Syntax

FileObject.Type

FolderObject.Type

Examples for the File object

<%
dim fs,f
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set f=fs.GetFile("c:test.txt")
Response.Write("The file test.txt is of type: ")
Response.Write(f.Type)
set f=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

The file test.txt is of type: Text Document

<%
dim fs,f
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set f=fs.GetFile("c:test.asp")
Response.Write("The file test.asp is of type: ")
Response.Write(f.Type)
set f=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

The file test.asp is of type: Active Server Document

Example for the Folder object

<%
dim fs,fo
set fs=Server.CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set fo=fs.GetFolder("c:\test")
Response.Write("The folder test is of type: ")
Response.Write(fo.Type)
set fo=nothing
set fs=nothing
%>

Output:

The folder test is of type: File Folder

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