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IsLink

  

determine whether a file is a symbolic link

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Compatibility

Calling Sequence

IsLink(file)

Parameters

file

-

filename

Description

• 

The IsLink(file) command returns true if file refers to a symbolic link.  If it is not a symbolic link, false is returned.

• 

If the file does not exist, an exception is raised.

Examples

FileToolsTextWriteFilefile,data

4

(1)

FileToolsIsLinkfile

false

(2)

FileToolsRemovefile

Compatibility

• 

The FileTools[IsLink] command was introduced in Maple 2018.

• 

For more information on Maple 2018 changes, see Updates in Maple 2018.

See Also

file_types

FileTools

FileTools[Exists]

FileTools[IsExecutable]

FileTools[IsReadable]

FileTools[IsWritable]

FileTools[ModificationTime]

FileTools[Remove]

FileTools[Size]

FileTools[Status]

FileTools[Text][Close]

FileTools[Text][WriteString]

IO_errors