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newest

returns newest file of a set of files

Calling Sequence

k=newest(paths)
k=newest(path1,path2,...,pathn)

Arguments

k

the index of the newest file

paths

a character string vector, paths(i) is the pathname of ith file

pathi

a character string, the pathname of ith file

Description

Given a set of pathnames newest returns the index of the newest one. Non existant files are supposed to be the oldest.

Examples

newest('SCI/modules/graphics/macros/bode.sci','SCI/modules/graphics/macros/bode.bin')
newest(['SCI/modules/graphics/macros/bode.sci','SCI/modules/graphics/macros/bode.bin'])
newest('SCI/modules/graphics/macros/bode.'+['sci','bin'])

See Also

  • fileinfo — Provides information about a file
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