FileSystem

This object represents a file system.

Properties

  • name: The name of the file system. (DOMString)
  • root: The root directory of the file system. (DirectoryEntry)

Details

The FileSystem object represents information about the file system. The name of the file system will be unique across the list of exposed file systems. The root property contains a [DirectoryEntry](../directoryentry/directoryentry.html) object which represents the root directory of the file system.

Supported Platforms

  • Android
  • BlackBerry WebWorks (OS 5.0 and higher)
  • iOS
  • Windows Phone 7 ( Mango )

File System Quick Example

function onSuccess(fileSystem) {
    console.log(fileSystem.name);
    console.log(fileSystem.root.name);
}

// request the persistent file system
window.requestFileSystem([LocalFileSystem](../localfilesystem/localfilesystem.html).PERSISTENT, 0, onSuccess, null);

Full Example

<!DOCTYPE html>
<html>
  <head>
    <title>File System Example</title>

    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8" src="cordova-2.0.0.js"></script>
    <script type="text/javascript" charset="utf-8">

    // Wait for Cordova to load
    //
    document.addEventListener("deviceready", onDeviceReady, false);

    // Cordova is ready
    //
    function onDeviceReady() {
        window.requestFileSystem([LocalFileSystem](../localfilesystem/localfilesystem.html).PERSISTENT, 0, onFileSystemSuccess, fail);
    }

    function onFileSystemSuccess(fileSystem) {
        console.log(fileSystem.name);
        console.log(fileSystem.root.name);
    }

    function fail(error) {
        console.log(error.code);
    }

    </script>
  </head>
  <body>
    <h1>Example</h1>
    <p>File System</p>
  </body>
</html>