Create Folder Action



See Also

Create Folder Action-Setting Properties, Copy File, Rename File, Delete File, Delete Folder, Rename Folder


Creates a folder or set of folders. If the folder specified is a sub-folder and the parent folder(s) do not exist then they will also be created.

Practical Usage

Used to easily create multiple folders numbered sequentially with the use of the Loop action.


General Tab


Text, Required
a) FOLDER="c:\sourcefoldername\"
b) FOLDER="c:\sourcefoldername\subfoldername"

Specifies the folder(s) to create.


Custom Description

This action includes the Description tab for entering a custom step description.

More on setting custom step description

Standard Error Handling Options

This action also includes the standard Error Causes and On Error failure handling options/tabs.

More on Error Handling Options

Variables and Expressions

All text fields allow the use of expressions, which can be entered by surrounding the expression in percentage signs (example: %MYVARIABLE%, %Left('Text',2)%). To help construct these expressions, you can open Expression Builder from these fields by pressing F2.

More on variables
More on expressions

More on the expression builder


NOTE: The code below can be copied and pasted directly into the Steps pane of the Task Builder.


<AMCREATEFOLDER FOLDER="c:\folder1\subfolder\">