sets the modification and access dates for a file to be the current date.
- SetFileDate["file",date] sets the modification and access dates to be the specified date.
- The date must be given in the format used by DateList.
- SetFileDate["file",date,"type"] sets if possible the specified type of date for a file. Types of dates include , , and . All represents all types of dates.
Introduced in 1991
(2.0)| Updated in 2008