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PDMPro: Create Folder

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PDMPro: Create Folder

This Specification Flow Task will create a new folder in the specified vault.

Note: Before creating a new folder, review the PDM plugin settings. The vault, file path and user must be correctly specified in these settings or the task will fail to run.


Property NameDescription
Folder PathThe full path of the folder in the local view that will be created in the vault.
Constant Name The name of the Constant into which the result should be driven (Optional).


When this task is added the properties are static by default.
See How To: Change A Static Property To A Dynamic Property to enable rules to be built on these properties.

PropertyExample ruleExample resultMeaning
Folder Path"C:\PDMVaultLocalView\NewFolder\" & DWSpecificationIDC:\PDMVaultLocalView\NewFolder\0098DriveWorks will create the new folder.
Constant NameMyResultConstantMyResultConstantWhen the task is run, the result of whether the folder was successfully created or not will be written to this Constant.

Using the Task in a Specification Macro

Outputs are only available within Specification Macros. Currently Outputs are not available for Specification Flow.

Status Outputs

This task supports Status Outputs. They can be used to perform different actions depending on what the status outcome of the task is. For more information see Status Outputs in the Task Node Outputs section of Specification Macros Task Node.

The status output navigation is as follows:


  • Folder created

Success with Warnings

  • Folder already exists

Failure (one of the following occurred)

  • Folder path empty
  • Folder path invalid