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Files/Folders Meta Info

KNIME Filehandling Nodes version 4.3.2.v202103021015 by KNIME AG, Zurich, Switzerland

This node supports the path cell. For further information about file handling in general see the File Handling Guide.

This node adds meta information about the files and folders referenced by the selected column. The following information are covered:

  • Directory: Indicator whether or not the path points to a directory
  • Size: The size of the file/folder
  • Size (human readable): The size of the file/folder in a human readable form
  • Last modified date: The last time the file was modified
  • Created date: The time the file was created
  • Exists: Indicator whether or not the file/folder exists


Column name
Column containing the paths to the files/folders whose meta information must be extracted.
Fail if file/folder does not exist
If checked the node fails if any of the referenced files or folders does not exist.
Calculate overall folder size
If checked the size of the folder itself plus everything located within this folder is being calculated, otherwise solely the folder's size is being calculated.

Input Ports

Table that contains a path column.

Output Ports

Input table plus additional columns storing the files/folders meta information.



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