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FileSetAttributes Method (String, FileAttributes)

Sets the specified FileAttributes of the file or directory on the specified path.

Namespace:  Alphaleonis.Win32.Filesystem
Assembly:  AlphaFS (in AlphaFS.dll) Version: 2.2
public static void SetAttributes(
	string path,
	FileAttributes fileAttributes


Type: SystemString
The path to the file or directory.
Type: System.IOFileAttributes
A bitwise combination of the enumeration values.
ArgumentExceptionpath is empty, contains only white spaces, contains invalid characters, or the file attribute is invalid.
DirectoryNotFoundExceptionThe specified path is invalid, (for example, it is on an unmapped drive).
FileNotFoundExceptionThe file cannot be found.
NotSupportedExceptionpath is in an invalid format.
UnauthorizedAccessExceptionpath specified a file that is read-only. -or- This operation is not supported on the current platform. -or- path specified a directory. -or- The caller does not have the required permission.
Certain file attributes, such as Hidden and ReadOnly, can be combined. Other attributes, such as Normal, must be used alone.
It is not possible to change the Compressed status of a File object using this method.
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