Windows file visibility

Marty Knapp martyknapp at comcast.net
Sat Mar 4 20:41:23 EST 2006


I've been playing with a recipe from the Scripter's Scrapbook 
(setFileVisibility) but I can't seem to make it work on my XP machine. I 
poked around on Google but didn't find anything that really helped.

basically I'm doing this:
#creating a text file
#then attempt to make it invisible:

put "attrib +h" && thePathToMyFile into commandString
get shell commandString

But my file remains visible. Perhaps this works on older versions of 
Windows? My Windows skills are pretty basic, so I may be missing 
something simple.

Thanks for any help,
Marty Knapp



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