These constants specify the current attributes of the file or directory specified by the function.
The attributes are represented by the following manifest constants:
Archive. Set whenever the file is changed, and cleared by the BACKUP command. Value: 0x20
Hidden file. Not normally seen with the DIR command, unless the /AH option is used. Returns information about normal files as well as files with this attribute. Value: 0x02
Normal. File can be read or written to without restriction. Value: 0x00
Read-only. File cannot be opened for writing, and a file with the same name cannot be created. Value: 0x01
Subdirectory. Value: 0x10
System file. Not normally seen with the DIR command, unless the /AS option is used. Value: 0x04
Multiple constants can be combined with the OR operator (|).