# lastModified

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Percentile

Gets the time when the file was last modified. The time is returned as a POSIXct object.

Keywords
programming, IO
##### Usage
# S3 method for default
lastModified(pathname, ...)
##### Arguments
pathname

A character string of the pathname to be checked.

...

Not used.

##### Value

Returns POSIXct object specifying when the file was last modified. If the file does not exist or it is a directory, 0 is returned.

This function follows symbolic links (also on Windows) and returns a value based on the link target (rather than the link itself).

Internally file.info() is used.