Outputs all of the file names in a given folder. This can be especially useful for loading a umenu.
The forward-slash character ( / ) is used as a path delineator. An initial slash at the beginning of a path indicates the boot volume. The Max application folder is referred to by using period-slash (e.g.: "./Cycling '74/max-help"), and the Cycling '74 folder may be referred to by using C74. A path on Macintosh systems is preceded by the name of the machine and a colon:
"Macintosh HD:/Users/Documents/max stuff/Desktop/phase_vocoder.pat"
On Windows systems, a path is preceded by a drive letter
The absolute path to a folder
Common Box Attributes
Out left outlet: Immediately following themessage, each filename in the specified folder is sent out in alphabetical order preceded by the word .
Out right outlet: When a pathname or a bang is received in the inlet, the number of items in the folder is sent out the right outlet.