added in API level 26

DosFileAttributes

public interface DosFileAttributes
implements BasicFileAttributes

java.nio.file.attribute.DosFileAttributes


File attributes associated with a file in a file system that supports legacy "DOS" attributes.

Usage Example:

    Path file = ...
    DosFileAttributes attrs = Files.readAttributes(file, DosFileAttributes.class);
 

Summary

Public methods

abstract boolean isArchive()

Returns the value of the archive attribute.

abstract boolean isHidden()

Returns the value of the hidden attribute.

abstract boolean isReadOnly()

Returns the value of the read-only attribute.

abstract boolean isSystem()

Returns the value of the system attribute.

Inherited methods

Public methods

isArchive

added in API level 26
public abstract boolean isArchive ()

Returns the value of the archive attribute.

This attribute is typically used by backup programs.

Returns
boolean the value of the archive attribute

isHidden

added in API level 26
public abstract boolean isHidden ()

Returns the value of the hidden attribute.

This attribute is often used to indicate if the file is visible to users.

Returns
boolean the value of the hidden attribute

isReadOnly

added in API level 26
public abstract boolean isReadOnly ()

Returns the value of the read-only attribute.

This attribute is often used as a simple access control mechanism to prevent files from being deleted or updated. Whether the file system or platform does any enforcement to prevent read-only files from being updated is implementation specific.

Returns
boolean the value of the read-only attribute

isSystem

added in API level 26
public abstract boolean isSystem ()

Returns the value of the system attribute.

This attribute is often used to indicate that the file is a component of the operating system.

Returns
boolean the value of the system attribute