int = GetFileAttributes(pathName)

Retrieves the attributes for the named file.


pathName : string

The name of the file whose attributes are to be returned. If this param is a unicode object, GetFileAttributesW is called.

Win32 API References

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Return Value

The return value is a combination of the win32con.FILE_ATTRIBUTE_* constants.
An exception is raised on failure.