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NSWorkspaceAuthorizationMBS class

Type Topic Plugin Version macOS Windows Linux Console & Web iOS
class Cocoa MBS MacCocoa Plugin 19.3 Yes No No Yes, macOS only No
Function: The authorization granted to the app by the user.
To enable your app to prompt the user for these file permissions, you must have a Privileged File Operation entitlement. If you have an app on the Mac App Store or plan to submit your app for review, you can request this entitlement (see

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This is an abstract class. You can't create an instance, but you can get one from various plugin functions.

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Authorization types

Constant Value Description
NSWorkspaceAuthorizationTypeCreateSymbolicLink 0 Authorization for the app to create a symbolic link.
NSWorkspaceAuthorizationTypeReplaceFile 2 Authorization for the app to perform an atomic file write without changing the target file's permissions.
NSWorkspaceAuthorizationTypeSetAttributes 1 Authorization for the app to change specific file attributes.

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