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File Attribute Constants

This page is specific to the Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Language Reference for Office 2010.

These constants are only available when your project has an explicit reference to the appropriate type library containing these constant definitions.

Constant

Value

Description

Normal

0

Normal file. No attributes are set.

ReadOnly

1

Read-only file. Attribute is read/write.

Hidden

2

Hidden file. Attribute is read/write.

System

4

System file. Attribute is read/write.

Volume

8

Disk drive volume label. Attribute is read-only.

Directory

16

Folder or directory. Attribute is read-only.

Archive

32

File has changed since last backup. Attribute is read/write.

Alias

64

Link or shortcut. Attribute is read-only.

Compressed

128

Compressed file. Attribute is read-only.

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