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Queries uniform type identifiers for this file.

Component Version macOS Windows Linux Server iOS SDK
Files 2.9 ✅ Yes ❌ No ❌ No ✅ Yes, on macOS ❌ No
MBS( "Files.FileUTITypes"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example
Path Native path to the file to check. "C:\test\me.jpg"


Returns file types as text or error.


Queries uniform type identifiers for this file.
For example a rtf file has the type public.rtf and going up the chain of types, it also has "public.text,, public.item and public.content. A jpg image has types public.jpeg, public.image,, public.item and public.content. So if you look for "public.image" in the types, you can identify that the file is an image file.


Queries types of a file

MBS( "Files.FileUTITypes"; "C:\test.txt" )

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This function checks for a license.

Created 18th August 2014, last changed 18th August 2014

Files.FileSize - Files.FolderSize