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StorageFolder.Attributes | attributes property

Applies to Windows and Windows Phone

Gets the attributes of the current folder.

Syntax


var attributes = storageFolder.attributes;

Property value

Type: FileAttributes

The attributes of the current folder.

Examples

The following example shows how to check the attributes of a folder.


using Windows.Storage;
using System.Diagnostics; // For writing results to the Output window.
...
            // Get the app's installation folder.
            StorageFolder appFolder =
                Windows.ApplicationModel.Package.Current.InstalledLocation;

            // Get the folder's attributes.
            FileAttributes folderAttributes = appFolder.Attributes;

            // Check the folder's attributes.
            // Write the results to the Visual Studio Output window.
            if ((folderAttributes & FileAttributes.ReadOnly) == FileAttributes.ReadOnly)
                Debug.WriteLine("The item is read-only.");
            if ((folderAttributes & FileAttributes.Directory) == FileAttributes.Directory)
                Debug.WriteLine("The item is a folder.");
            if ((folderAttributes & FileAttributes.Archive) == FileAttributes.Archive)
                Debug.WriteLine("The item is archived.");
            if ((folderAttributes & FileAttributes.Temporary) == FileAttributes.Temporary)
                Debug.WriteLine("The item is temporary.");



Requirements

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

StorageFolder

 

 

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