||Local File Handling
CLocalPath lets you play with local files and folders easily: use the Current Directory concept effectively or find how many files and folders are in a given folder (and the size of everything in there too) like Windows Explorer Properties.
| IsFolderEmpty||useful just before deleting a folder.|
| FormLongPathName||ensure you have the long path name.|
| FormShortPathName||returns the old DOS-type path name.|
| GetExtension||returns the extension from the given path e.g."some.html" returns "html".|
| FormatPath||Makes relative paths absolute and consistently ends folder paths with a backslash (or not).|
|SetCurrentDirectory||and SetCurrentDirectory work intelligently (SetCurrentDirectory tells you how far it got).|
| CreatePath||creates subdirectories if they don't exist.|
| FlushDrive||Empties Cached data so you can remove Removable Media without losing data.|
| GetTempFolder||finds the system temporary folder and returns the path.|
| FindFreeFileName||is useful for creating temporary files: give it a folder and a format and it returns a file-name that it knows doesn't exist in the folder yet.|
| FileToCString||reads a whole file into a string.|
| ReportSize||provides a rounded string such as "128 Bytes", "3.4 kB", "4.5 TB" etc. from a file-size.|
| CCurrentDirectory||is an RAII class to allow easy changes of directory, safe in the knowledge that the current directory will restored when the object goes out of scope.|
| CFolderSizer||Give it a root folder and it records the sizes of all the files and folders within the root and optionally provides a count of files and folders found. The CFolderSizer creates lots of little CFolderSizer children within itself to represent subdirectories.|
At the moment, this file uses CSV, though it really needn't! Removing that dependency is on my to-do list.
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