Procedure CaseCreate(case\_path, case)


The procedure CaseCreate creates a new case node in the Data Management tree. The name of the case and the folder in which it is created is given as an argument to the function.

          case_path,    ! (input) scalar string expression
          case          ! (output) element parameter into AllCases



A string expression holding the path and name of the new case. The path is specified relative to the root of the case tree.


An element parameter into AllCases. On successful return this parameter will refer to the newly created element in AllCases.

Return Value

The procedure returns 1 if the case is created successfully. It returns 0 if the case could not be created or if the case already exists.


  • This function is only applicable if the project option Data_Management_style is set to Single_Data_Manager_file.

  • If the specified path contains folders that do not exist, then these folders are created automatically. To check whether a specific case path already exists you can use the function CaseFind.

  • If the option Data_Management_style is set to disk_files_and_folders there is no valid replacement.

See also

The procedures CaseFind, CaseDelete.