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dosSetFileType(string FileName, string FileType)

Sets the four character file type signature of the file specified by FileName.

Parameters :

FileName : A string specifying the pathname to a file whose file type signature is to be set.
FileType : A string containing the four character file type signature for the file specified by FileName.

Return Value : An integer indicating whether the method was successful or not. If 1 is returned, the method was successful. If 0 is returned, the method was not successful in which case dosGetLastError() should be called to determine the cause of the error. 

Possible Returned Error Codes via dosGetLastError() :
10014 : File expected. A reference to a drive or folder was given. 
10016 : File not found. 
10022 : Method is not supported on Windows. 



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