finfo() { [[ -f "$(cygpath "$@")" ]] || { echo "bad-file";return 1;}; echo "$(wmic datafile where name=\""$(echo "$(cygpath -wa "$@")"|sed 's/\\/\\\\/g')"\" get /value)"|sed 's/\r//g;s/^M$//;/^$/d'|awk -F"=" '{print $1"=""\033[1m"$2"\033[0m"}';}

Returns the Windows file details for any file using Cygwin bash (actual r-click-properties-info) to the term

Pass the files path to finfo(), can be unix path, dos path, relative or absolute. The file is converted into an absolute nix path, then checked to see if it is in-fact a regular/existing file. Then converted into an absolute windows path and sent to "wmic". Then magic, you have windows file details right in the terminal. Uses: cygwin, cygpath, sed, and awk. Needs Windows WMI "wmic.exe" to be operational. The output is corrected for easy... finfo notepad.exe finfo "C:\windows\system32\notepad.exe" finfo /cygdrive/c/Windows/System32/notepad.exe finfo "/cygdrive/c/Program Files/notepad.exe" finfo ../notepad.exe
Sample Output
###Full Example Output
AccessMask=18809279
Archive=TRUE
Caption=c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe
Compressed=FALSE
CompressionMethod=
CreationClassName=CIM_LogicalFile
CreationDate=20090713165636.838522-420
CSCreationClassName=Win32_ComputerSystem
CSName=MYCOMPUTERNAME
Description=c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe
Drive=c:
EightDotThreeFileName=c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe
Encrypted=FALSE
EncryptionMethod=
Extension=exe
FileName=notepad
FileSize=193536
FileType=Application
FSCreationClassName=Win32_FileSystem
FSName=NTFS
Hidden=FALSE
InstallDate=20090713165636.838522-420
InUseCount=
LastAccessed=20090713165636.838522-420
LastModified=20090713183925.490000-420
Manufacturer=Microsoft Corporation
Name=c:\windows\system32\notepad.exe
Path=\windows\system32\
Readable=TRUE
Status=OK
System=FALSE
Version=6.1.7600.16385
Writeable=TRUE

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