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SetFileDate

SetFileDate
sets the modification and access dates for a file to be the current date.
  • SetFileDate sets the modification and access dates to be the specified date.
  • The date must be given in the format used by DateList.
  • SetFileDate sets if possible the specified type of date for a file. Types of dates include , , and . All represents all types of dates.
Copy a file:
The date and time at which a file was last modified:
SetFileDate modifies the date of the file to be the current date:
Check:
Set a specific date:
Delete the temporary file:
Copy a file:
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The date and time at which a file was last modified:
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SetFileDate modifies the date of the file to be the current date:
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Check:
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Set a specific date:
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Delete the temporary file:
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