Definitions for "File attribute"
Special properties of a file. The options are read-only and archive. Assigned to files and directories using the MS-DOS attrib command.
a characteristic of a file, for example its read and write permissions, its length, or whether it is a directory
Information that defines the characteristics of a file. Some characteristics of a file may be hidden, read-only, locked, or archive. Changing a file's attributes does not affect the file's contents but does affect the computer's ability to modify or view the file.
The name and other identifiable properties that describe a file, excluding file contents.