LassoScript Utility
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Tag Link [File_Create] Category File
Type Process Source Available No
Support Preferred Version 3.0
Change Unchanged Data Source Any
Output Type None Security Tag, File
Implementation LCAPI Sets Lasso 8.5, Lasso 8.0, Lasso 7.0, Lasso 6.0, Lasso 5.0, Lasso 3.x


[File_Create] creates a new, empty file or a new directory. Accepts one parameter, the location of the file or directory to be created. If the file name ends in a / then a directory is created. Optional -FileOverWrite keyword specifies that the destination file should be overwritten if it exists.

The file tags are protected by four different permissions. The user must have permission for all of the following in order to use this tag:
- Permission to use the tag itself.
- Permission to perform the file operation.
- Permission to work in the directory which contains the files.
- The filename extensions of the files which are being worked with must be allowed in Lasso Administration.


[File_CreateFile Name]

[File_CreateFile Name-FileOverwrite]


Required Parameters
File Name The name of the file/directory to be created. If the file name ends with a / then a directory is created.


To create a new, empty file:

Use the [File_Create] tag. The following example creates a file named myfile.txt within the root of the Web serving folder.

    File_Create: '/myfile.txt';
    Output: (File_CurrentError: -ErrorCode) + ': ' + (File_CurrentError);

0: NoError