DataFolder.filterout(filter, copy=False, recurse=False, prune=True)

Synonym for self.filter(filter,invert=True).


filter (string or callable) – Either a string flename pattern or a callable function which takes a single parameter x which is an instance of a metadataObject and evaluates True or False

Keyword Arguments
  • copy (bool) – If set True then the DataFolder is copied before being filtered. Default is False - work in place.

  • recurse (bool) – If True, apply the filter recursely to all groups. Default False

  • prune (bool) – If True, execute a baseFolder.prune() to remove empty groups after filering


The current objectFolder object with the files in the file list filtered.