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If File Action checks if specified file exists on disk or not and conditionally executes one group of Actions or another according to its settings. If File Action can be set to run other Actions if the specified file matches criteria, namely, the file exists or, on the contrary, does not exist.

With Else Action user can specify a group of Actions that is run if criteria do not match.

If file Provide fixed value or variable to specify the file whose status will be verified.
Compare Choose which file status will lead to conditional execution of nested Actions:
  • Exists · runs if specified file exists.
  • Exists and is accessible · runs if file exists and is accessible.
  • Exists and is not accessible · runs if file exists, but is not accessible.
  • Does not exist · runs if file does not exist.
BrowseBrowse buttonUse Browse to select a particular file or folder on local disk, network share on LAN (local area network), etc.
Variable WizardVariable Wizard buttonUse dynamic data input—substitute a parameter from a file, web, connected Trigger, other Actions, date and time presets, etc.
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  • Dynamic variables & Events of the If File. Access the filename and condition, and whether the condition was met. Additionally, information events indicating the current state of the file are logged.

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