Get list of files in a folder

Get list of files in a folder

February 17, 2019

Tonight's tip shows how to perform another basic task using a basic Python script.   Using Python IDLE 3.4.2, we'll get a list of all of the Excel files in this directory:




Open Python IDLE and import the glob module.

>>> import glob


Then use this command to generate a list of the files with particular extension in the specified directory.
>>> glob.glob("C:\FooFolder\python\*.xlsx")


These results are returned:




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