How to remove a single Attribute (e.g. ReadOnly) from a File?Ask Questions

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Let say, a file has the following attributes: ReadOnly, Hidden, Archived, System. 

How can I remove only one Attribute? (for example ReadOnly)

If I use the following, it removes all the attributes:

IO.File.SetAttributes("File.txt",IO.FileAttributes.Normal)

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Asked by Aidam Turner on 5 days ago Score: 62 points
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Answered by Navin Gondoliya on 12/3/2019 6:02:55 AM Score: 24 points

Answering on your question in title regarding ReadOnly attribute:

FileInfo fileInfo = new FileInfo(pathToAFile);

fileInfo.IsReadOnly = false;

 

To get control over any attribute yourself you can use File.SetAttributes() method.

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