Installer.FileAttributes property

The FileAttributes property of the Installer object returns a number representing the combined file attributes for the designated path to a file or folder.

This property is read-only.

Syntax


propVal = Installer.FileAttributes


Property value

The required path to the file or folder. A partial path assumes the current directory.

Remarks

The FileAttributes property returns the following values.

File attributeValueValue
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_READONLY0x000000011
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_HIDDEN0x000000022
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_SYSTEM0x000000044
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_DIRECTORY0x0000001016
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_TEMPORARY0x00000100256
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_COMPRESSED0x000008002048
FILE_ATTRIBUTE_OFFLINE0x000010004096

 

Returns –1 if the file or folder does not exist or is not accessible.

Requirements

Version

Windows Installer 5.0 on Windows Server 2012, Windows 8, Windows Server 2008 R2 or Windows 7. Windows Installer 4.0 or Windows Installer 4.5 on Windows Server 2008 or Windows Vista. Windows Installer on Windows Server 2003 or Windows XP

DLL

Msi.dll

IID

IID_IInstaller is defined as 000C1090-0000-0000-C000-000000000046

 

 

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