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Component: Files

Functions to work with files and folders.

Name Description Mac/Win Version
Files.AccessDate Queries the access date of the file or folder. Both 2.9
Files.AppPath Returns the path to the main executable for this FileMaker solution. Both 2.7
Files.CanOpenFile Checks if plugin can read file. Both 5.4
Files.CopyFile Copies the file without user interface. Both 2.8
Files.CreateBookmark Creates a bookmark from a file path. Mac only 3.1
Files.CreateDirectory Creates a directory. Both 2.7
Files.CreationDate Queries the creation date of the file or folder. Both 2.9
Files.Delete Deletes a file directly without moving to trash. Both 3.3
Files.DeleteFolder Deletes a file or folder directly without moving to trash. Both 4.2
Files.DirectoryExists Checks whether a directory exists with the given path. Both 2.7
Files.DiskInfo Queries information about a volume. Both 5.0
Files.FileDisplayName Queries the display name of the file or folder. Both 2.9
Files.FileExists Checks whether a file exists with the given path. Both 2.7
Files.FileExtension Queries the file extension of the given path. Both 5.2
Files.FileInfo Queries some file information. Both 4.3
Files.FileKind Queries the file kind string. Both 2.9
Files.FileName Queries the file name of the given path. Both 2.9
Files.FileSize Queries file size. Both 2.7
Files.FileUTITypes Queries uniform type identifiers for this file. Mac only 2.9
Files.FolderSize Calculate sizes of folder. Both 6.2
Files.GetComment Queries file comment. Mac only 6.2
Files.GetFinderLabel Queries the label of the file or folder. Mac only 6.2
Files.GetNodeID Queries the NodeID fo the file or folder. Mac only 3.1
Files.GetPathFromNodeID Finds the file or folder for the given NodeID on the given volume. Mac only 3.1
Files.GetPosixPermissions Queries posix file permissions. Both 4.3
Files.GetTagNames Queries names of the tags assigned to the file/folder. Mac only 3.5
Files.ItemExists Checks whether a item exists with the given path. Both 2.7
Files.Launch Launches the file. Both 2.7
Files.LaunchFile Launches the file. Both 2.7
Files.List Queries list of file names in folder. Both 2.8
Files.ListRecursive Queries list of paths in folder. Both 4.1
Files.ModificationDate Queries the modification date of the file or folder. Both 2.9
Files.Mount Mounts a network share. Both 5.1
Files.MoveFile Moves a file or folder without user interface. Both 2.8
Files.MoveToTrash Deletes the file by moving it to trash without user interface. Both 2.8
Files.ReadFile Reads a file with the given data. Both 3.5
Files.ReadJPEG Reads a JPEG file from the file system. Both 4.3
Files.ReadPDF Reads a PDF file from the file system. Both 4.3
Files.ReadPNG Reads a PNG file from the file system. Both 4.3
Files.RenameFile Renames a file or folder without user interface. Both 2.8
Files.ResolveBookmark Resolves a bookmark. Mac only 3.1
Files.RevealFile Reveals the file/folder in the shell. Both 2.7
Files.SetComment Sets the file comment. Mac only 6.2
Files.SetFinderLabel Sets the Finder label. Mac only 6.2
Files.SetPosixPermissions Sets posix file permissions. Both 4.3
Files.SetTagNames Sets the tags for a file/folder. Mac only 3.5
Files.Unmount Unmount a volume. Both 5.1
Files.WriteFile Writes a file with the given data. Both 3.5
MountNotification.Install Installs a script trigger to be called when a disk mounts/unmounts. Both 5.0
MountNotification.Uninstall Uninstalls notification for mount script trigger. Both 5.0

50 functions.

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