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Extended File Attributes


I require to read and change Extended File Attributes.

Any assistance would be welcome.

A commercial option is acceptable.

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Tony Hunt
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You can call GetFileAttributesEx() API function -
Constants for file attributes are defined here:
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Thank you.

That's a good start.

Unfortunately I require a fully working Delphi solution. My programming experience is very much in the dba and sql area.

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Tony Hunt
What do you actually need to do? What this part of your app does?
I have some software which stores its data as files and uses the 'Authors' extended attribute to store some useful information.

I would like to be able to retrieve this data. All the functions I have can only retrieve normal attributes, dates, that sort of thing.

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Tony Hunt
Oh I see... I this case my first advice was totally wrong. Sorry. I have no idea how to read it with Delphi.
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I think that my comment http:#36518953 provided the solution and should be accepted.
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