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Attachments : How to get attachment metadata only?

There are few methods that allow you to download attachment metadata from a database:
- HeadAttachment
- GetAttachmentHeadersStartingWith

HeadAttachment

HeadAttachment can be used to download attachment metadata for a single attachment.

Syntax

Attachment HeadAttachment(string key);

Parameters
key string key of the attachment you want to download metadata for
Return Value
Attachment Object that represents attachment.

Example

Attachment attachment = store
	.DatabaseCommands
	.HeadAttachment("albums/holidays/sea.jpg"); // null if does not exist

GetAttachmentHeadersStartingWith

GetAttachmentHeadersStartingWith can be used to download attachment metadata for a multiple attachments.

Syntax

IEnumerable<Attachment> GetAttachmentHeadersStartingWith(
	string idPrefix,
	int start,
	int pageSize);

Parameters
idPrefix string prefix for which attachments should be returned
start int number of attachments that should be skipped
pageSize int maximum number of attachments that will be returned
Return Value
AttachmentInformation Object that represents attachment metadata information.

Example

IEnumerable<Attachment> attachments = store
	.DatabaseCommands
	.GetAttachmentHeadersStartingWith("albums/holidays/", 0, 10);

Remarks

Data property in Attachment will return empty stream for the above methods.