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Queries Finder's file comment.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
Files 6.2 Yes No Yes, macOS only No No
MBS( "Files.GetComment"; Path )   More


Parameter Description Example value
Path The native path to the file. "/Users/John/Desktop/test.txt"


Returns OK or error.


Queries Finder's file comment.

This function requires a native path. Use Path.FileMakerPathToNativePath to convert a FileMaker path to a native path if required. If you like to have the user choose the path, you can use FileDialog functions.
For Server be aware that server has limited permissions and may not be able to access all files on a computer.


Queries file comment:

MBS( "Files.GetComment"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/Wifi.rtf")

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Created 25th April 2016, last changed 4th July 2016

Files.FolderSize   -   Files.GetFinderLabel

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