Checking a path's credentials

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    Checking a path's credentials

    Hello,

    What's the best way to verify the existance of a file given a path, short of opening it? Would GetFileSize(...) suffice?
    Last edited by SMurf; 08-28-2003 at 04:21 PM.

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    GetFileSize requires a handle of an opened file. So you will have to open it anyway. You might look into something like FindFile I can check on the exact name when I get home.

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    FindFirstFile may be the right function.
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