Updated 2016-05-27 22:18:13 by pooryorick

file type name

Returns a string giving the type of file name, which will be one of file, directory, characterSpecial, blockSpecial, fifo, link, or socket. Not all types are supported by all platforms.

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file exists
file isdirectory
file isfile
Includes fileType, which guesses at the type of a file's contents.