How to create new folder

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I want to put output information of my program to a folder. if given folder does not exist, then the program should create a new folder with folder name as given in the program. Is this possible? If yes, please let me know how.

Suppose I have given folder path like "C:\Program Files\alex" and alex folder doesn't exist then program should create alex folder and should put output information in the alex folder.

Aug 29, 2018 in Python by bug_seeker
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You can create a folder with os.makedirs()

and use os.path.exists() to see if it already exists:

newpath = r'C:\Program Files\arbitrary' if not os.path.exists(newpath): os.makedirs(newpath)

If you're trying to make an installer: Windows Installer does a lot of work for you.

answered Aug 29, 2018 by Priyaj
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import os
except OSError:
    if not os.path.isdir(path):
answered Aug 31, 2018 by Omkar
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