A soft link points to a specific file, which in turn, references to a particular location on the hard drive. The soft link, also known as symbolic link is a second file that exists independently of its target. The SOFTLINKFILE function returns the soft (symbolic) link file's command status. On successful execution of this function: 0 is returned; on failure: an operating system-specific error code is returned.

SOFTLINKFILE(single-text-expression, single-text-expression, single-text-expression, single-text-expression)
SOFTLINKFILE [(oldpath, newpath, number_of_retries (max 100), pause_between_retries_in_ms (max 100000)]
A single number