readWindowsShortcut

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Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file)

Usage
## S3 method for class 'default}(con, verbose=FALSE, ...)':
readWindowsShortcutundefined

 Reads a Microsoft Windows Shortcut (.lnk file).

 con{A connection or a character string (filename).}
   verbose{If TRUE, extra information is written while reading.}
   ...{Not used.}

 Returns a list structure.

 filename <- system.file("data-ex/HISTORY.LNK", package="R.utils")
lnk <- readWindowsShortcut(filename)

# Print all information
print(lnk)

# Get the relative path to the target file
history <- file.path(dirname(filename), lnk$relativePath)

# Alternatively, everything in one call
history <- filePath(filename, expandLinks="relative")

file.show(history)

 
The MIME type for a Windows Shortcut file is application/x-ms-shortcut.
[object Object] filePath [1] Wotsit's Format, http://www.wotsit.org/, 2005. IO
Aliases
  • readWindowsShortcut.default
  • readWindowsShortcut
Documentation reproduced from package R.utils, version 0.7.9, License: LGPL version 2.1 or newer (the releases)

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