Convert Vbnormal and Vbreadonly vba codes to MS DOS commands


It would be great if you could convert below MS Access VBA scripts to a ms dos commands (so that I can create bat file to do the same job)

Public Sub SetAttribNormal()
SetAttr "X:\Report_New.xlsx", vbNormal
SetAttr "N:\Report_New.xlsx", vbNormal
SetAttr "X:\AA\Projects_New.xlsx", vbNormal
End Sub

Public Sub SetAttribReadOnly()
SetAttr "X:\Report_New.xlsx", vbReadOnly
SetAttr "N:\Report_New.xlsx", vbReadOnly
SetAttr "X:\AA\Projects_New.xlsx", vbReadOnly
End Sub

Thank you
Asatoma SadgamayaAnalystAsked:
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Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
You can use the ATTRIB command to set file attributes.  Here's an approach that sets the read only attribute and clears the other three common ones.

@echo off
attrib +r -a -s -h "X:\Report_New.xlsx"
attrib +r -a -s -h "N:\Report_New.xlsx"
attrib +r -a -s -h "X:\AA\Projects_New.xlsx"

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Asatoma SadgamayaAnalystAuthor Commented:
Hi Bill,

@echo off
attrib -r +a +s -h "C:\aa\bb.xlsx"
attrib -r +a +s -h "C:\Report.xlsx"
Asatoma SadgamayaAnalystAuthor Commented:
Thank you Bill
Bill PrewIT / Software Engineering ConsultantCommented:
Welcome, glad that helped.

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