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GetLastWriteTime  
Method  
Gets the date and time that the specified File or Directory was last written to
File Class
System.IO NameSpace
CF1.  Function GetLastWriteTime ( PathString : String ) : DateTime; Static;
CF : Methods with this mark are Compact Framework Compatible
Description
The last write date and time of the specified PathString is returned as a DateTime value. This can actually specify a directory (folder) as well as a file.
Notes
An exception is thrown if the PathString path is not found.

Static methods are not methods of an object - they are simply class functions or procedures available at any time.
References
DateTime
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Create a new File and get its last write date and time
program Project1;
{$APPTYPE CONSOLE}

uses
  System.IO;

var
  Path   : String;
  Writer : StreamWriter;

begin
  // Create a text file
  Path := 'C:DelphiBasics.txt';
  Writer := System.IO.File.CreateText(Path);

  // Close the file
  Writer.Close;

  // Show the last write date and time
  Console.WriteLine(System.IO.File.GetLastWriteTime(Path));

  // Now delete this file
  System.IO.File.Delete(Path);

  Console.Readline;
end.
   23/09/2004 10:11:14
 
 
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