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how to I set the attributes  of a file to Hidden + ReadOnly??? THanks
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hi,

you can set file attributes like so:

var
  TestFile: string;
  Attr: Word;
  F: TextFile;
begin
 testfile := 'c:\autoexec.bat';
  if FileExists(TestFile) then
  begin
    Attr := FileGetAttr(TestFile);
    begin
      Attr := (Attr and faReadOnly and faHidden);
      FileSetAttr(TestFile, Attr);
    end;
    AssignFile(F, TestFile);
    Erase(F);
  end;
end.
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