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check whether files are in use

Gopu Akraju
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I have a folder which consists of few folders which in turn consists of .tiff images files. I want to show the folder to the user only when these tiff files are not being used by some other processes. How do I check that? how to check whether the files are being used by some other process? Thanks.
Joe Ess
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Please do not post the same question more than once. It causes confusion and duplication of effort as the community tries to help everyone.
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Campbell Ritchie
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Originally posted by Joe Ess:
Please do not post the same question more than once.
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