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Files.IsHidden

Queries hidden state of a file or folder.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 7.1 ✅ Yes ✅ Yes ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS and Windows ❌ No
MBS( "Files.IsHidden"; Path )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example
Path The native path to the file or folder to be checked. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"

Result

Returns 1, 0 or error.

Description

Queries hidden state of a file or folder.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.

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Created 1st March 2017, last changed 13th January 2022


Files.IsFileExtensionHidden - Files.IsReadOnly

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