Mark a file as read-only

Bill Vlahos bvlahos at mac.com
Tue May 11 23:50:38 CDT 2010


Chipp,

Do it like this?
if the platform is "Win32" then shell("attrib +r a:lockthisfile.txt")

Thank you,
Bill Vlahos
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On May 11, 2010, at 7:39 PM, Chipp Walters wrote:

> http://www.csulb.edu/~murdock/attrib.html
> 
> attrib +r a:lockthisfile.txt
> 
> You can shell out to it  
> 
> Chipp Walters
> CEO, Shafer Walters Group, Inc
> 
> On May 11, 2010, at 8:56 PM, Bill Vlahos <bvlahos at mac.com> wrote:
> 
>> I know how to set the rights on Mac and Linux to mark a file as read-only.
>> 
>> How do I do that in Windows?
>> 
>> Can I do it at all on a USB drive? I believe that files on USB drives ignore some settings for ownership, etc.
>> 
>> Bill Vlahos
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