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Function IsWritableFile

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Verifies that the caller has write access to the specified file.







Code (Delphi)

function IsWritableFile(

const AFileName: String

): Boolean;



AFileName [in]

A full absolute file name.


Return value

If the current process have a GENERIC_WRITE access to AFileName file, the return value is True.


If the current process doesn't have a GENERIC_WRITE access to AFileName file, the return value is False.



This function tries to open specified file with GENERIC_WRITE access. If this operation succeeds - the function returns True, otherwise - False.


If file doesn't exists, function tries to create it. However, file is deleted after the check.


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