Instance Method

getInfoForFile(_:application:type:)

Retrieves information about the specified file.

Declaration

func getInfoForFile(_ fullPath: String, application appName: AutoreleasingUnsafeMutablePointer<NSString?>?, type: AutoreleasingUnsafeMutablePointer<NSString?>?) -> Bool

Parameters

fullPath

The full path to the desired file.

appName

The app the system would use to open the file.

type

On input, a pointer to a string object variable; on return, if the method is successful, this variable contains a string object with the filename extension or encoded HFS file type of the file.

Return Value

true if this method successfully retrieved the information, or false if it couldn't find the file or the app isn't associated with the file.

Discussion

You can safely call this method from any thread of your app.

See Also

Requesting Information