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Sets the file modification date.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Files 7.2 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "Files.SetModificationDate"; Path; TimeStamp )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Path The native path to the file. "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.txt"
TimeStamp The new modification date and time. Get(CurrentTimeStamp)


Returns OK or error.


Sets the file modification date.


Set time to now minus 24h:

MBS( "Files.SetModificationDate"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.rtf"; Hole ( HostZeitstempel ) - 24*3600 )

Set timestamp to now:

MBS( "Files.SetModificationDate"; "C:\Users\Administrator\Desktop\logo.png"; Get(CurrentHostTimeStamp))

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Created 19th April 2017, last changed 19th April 2017

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