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On 15/10/2008 at 08:01, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Cinema 4D Version: R11
Platform: Windows ;
Language(s) : C.O.F.F.E.E ;
Does the Windows OS use/create hidden files in a similar way
that OSX add .DS_Store files?
Basically I look for empty folders using BrowseFiles.
However , Cinema "see" these hidden files (in OSX at least).
On 20/10/2008 at 05:42, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Cinema will see all files regardless of their hidden property.
Windows does not create hidden files similar to .DS_store files on the Mac.
On 20/10/2008 at 05:49, xxxxxxxx wrote:
I see. Thou it is my understanding the Explorer can make Desktop.ini and thumb.db files "by itself". If they are hidden or not I can't tell since I'm on mac only.
On 20/10/2008 at 06:08, xxxxxxxx wrote:
If I understand it right you only want to check folders that are created by yourself within the Cinema user folder. These folders will not have hidden files, don't they?
On 20/10/2008 at 06:17, xxxxxxxx wrote:
That is correct. No hidden files -should- be written normaly, but -if- the user should look into that folder (just because they can:) ) and move or
resize the window, a .DS_Store/Desktop.ini file will most likely be born.
On 20/10/2008 at 06:20, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Couldn't you simply filter-out these files in your checking routine?
On 20/10/2008 at 06:40, xxxxxxxx wrote:
Absolutely, if I knew all the possible names they could have:)
On the Mac side, it is pretty straight forwards they all (to my knowledge)
start with a dot. I don't think that there is such a generic rule for