Obtaining and Setting File Information
The following topics describe how to get and set file information.
In this section
|Retrieving File Type Information
||The GetFileType function retrieves the type of a file: disk, character (such as a console), pipe, or unknown.
|Determining the Size of a File
||The GetFileSize function retrieves the size of a file.
|Searching for One or More Files
||An application can search the current directory for all file names that match a given pattern by using the FindFirstFile, FindFirstFileEx, FindNextFile, and FindClose functions.
|Setting and Getting the Timestamp of a File
||Applications can retrieve and set the date and time a file is created, last modified, or last accessed by using the GetFileTime and SetFileTime functions.
|Determining the Current Character Set Code Page
||The AreFileApisANSI function determines whether the file I/O functions are using the ANSI or OEM character set code page.