hidden attribute on Windows files

Roel Schroeven rschroev_nospam_ml at fastmail.fm
Mon Mar 7 21:43:10 CET 2005

rbt wrote:
> How do I enable the hidden attribute when creating files on Windows
> computers? I'd *really* prefer to do from the standard Python installer
> (no win32 extensions). Any tips?

You could do

os.system('attrib +h hidethis.txt')

but that only works if hidethis already exists.

"Codito ergo sum"
Roel Schroeven

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