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Populate listbox with only directories?

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Ibro Tutic
Ibro Tutic on 16 Jun 2017
Answered: Adam on 16 Jun 2017
I am trying to populate a listbox with only the folder names (directories) in a folder. The code below does that, but there are some weird '.' and '..' directories. How would I get only the folders, and not those dots?
S = dir(path);
N = {S.name};
set(handles.listbox4,'String',N)

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Adam
Adam on 16 Jun 2017
S = dir( pathName );
N = { S( [ S.isdir ] ).name };
N = N( ~cellfun( @(x) strcmp( x, '.' ) || strcmp( x, '..' ), N ) );
set(handles.listbox4,'String',N)
should work fine. Your method would also pick up files as well as directories. I assume from your title that you don't want that.

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