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% Please edit documentation in R/wand.r
\name{incant}
\alias{incant}
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\title{Retrieve 'magic' attributes from files and directories}
\usage{
incant(path, magic_db = "system")
}
\arguments{
\item{path}{character vector of files to use magic on}
\item{magic_db}{either "\code{system}" (the default) to use the system
\code{magic} database or an atomic character vector with a
colon-separated list of full paths to custom \code{magic} database(s).}
}
\value{
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a \code{tibble} / \code{data.frame} of file magic attributes.
Specifically, mime type, encoding, possible file extensions and
type description are returned as colums in the data frame along
with \code{path}.
}
\description{
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Retrieve 'magic' attributes from files and directories
}
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\note{
Various fields might not be available depending on the version
of \code{libmagic} you have installed.
}
\examples{
library(magrittr)
library(dplyr)
system.file("img", package="filemagic") \%>\%
list.files(full.names=TRUE) \%>\%
incant() \%>\%
glimpse()
}
\references{
See \url{http://openpreservation.org/blog/2012/08/09/magic-editing-and-creation-primer/}
for information on how to create your own \code{magic} database
}