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Wildcard in Directory tool

Kinetic_analytics
10 - Fireball

Hello:

Great analytics folks. I have used Directory tool and wildcard (*) for input file in at Network Shared Drive. The workflow is not picking the input. How can I solve this problem?

 

 

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Appreciate your help.

Thanks

 

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Luke_C
16 - Nebula

Hi @Kinetic_analytics 

 

I believe wildcards are only supported in the file specification. Not in the path itself. Relative paths are supported though.

 

When you say 'picking the input' what do you mean? The directory just returns a list of files found - you'd need to use a dynamic input or batch macro to get actual data.

Kinetic_analytics
10 - Fireball

I mean The directory just returns a list of files found. I need to select manually the location.

Luke_C
16 - Nebula

I'm not sure I follow what the issue is. Could you describe the use case, desired behavior, and what's happening?

Kinetic_analytics
10 - Fireball

Please see the screenshot. 

 

 

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Luke_C
16 - Nebula

Hi @Kinetic_analytics 

As I mentioned, the directory path does not support wild cards. That's what the the 'include subdirectories' option would be for. 

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