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IDL

Operating System Access

Operating System Access

APP_USER_DIR - Provide access to the application user directory.

APP_USER_DIR_QUERY - Locate existing application user directories.

CALL_EXTERNAL - Call a function in an external sharable object and returns a scalar value.

CD - Set and/or change the current working directory.

FILE_BASENAME - Return the basename of a file path.

FILE_CHMOD - Change file access permissions.

FILE_DELETE - Delete files and empty directories.

FILE_DIRNAME - Return the directory name of a file path.

FILE_EXPAND_PATH - Fully qualifies file and directory paths.

FILE_INFO - Return status information about a file.

FILE_MKDIR - Create directories.

FILE_MOVE - Rename files and directories.

FILE_SAME - Determine whether two different file names refer to the same underlying file.

FILE_SEARCH - Return a string array containing the names of all files matching the input path specification.

FILE_TEST - Test a file or directory for existence and other specific attributes.

FILE_WHICH - Search for a specified file in a directory search path.

GET_DRIVE_LIST - Return the names of valid drives/volumes for the file system.

GET_SCREEN_SIZE - Return dimensions of the screen.

GETENV - Return the value of an environment variable.

LINKIMAGE - Merge routines written in other languages at run-time.

PATH_SEP - Return the proper file path segment separator character for the current operating system.

POPD - Remove the top directory on the working directory stack maintained by PUSHD/POPD.

PRINTD - Print contents of the directory stack maintained by PUSHD/POPD.

PUSHD - Push a directory to top of directory stack maintained by PUSHD/POPD.

SETENV - Add or change an environment variable.

SPAWN - Spawn a child process for access to the operating system.



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