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Files.SetHidden

Sets the hidden state of a file or folder.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Files 7.1 Yes Yes Yes No No

MBS( "Files.SetHidden"; Path; Value )

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
Path The native path to the file or folder to be checked. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"
Value The new state.
Pass 1 to hide file or 0 to unhide file.
1

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Sets the hidden state of a file or folder.
If a file is hidden due to having a "." at the beginning of a name on macOS, you can’t unhide it by this function. You need to rename the file in this case.

Examples

Hide a file:

MBS("Files.SetHidden"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/Changes.rtf"; 1)

See also


Files.SetFinderLabel   -   Files.SetModificationDate

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