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BlitzMax Docs -> 2D - A-Z -> R -> ReadFile

ReadFile:TStream( url:Object )

Returns:

Nothing.

Description:

Open a file for input.

This command is similar to the ReadStream command but will attemptto cache the contents of the file to ensure serial streams such ashttp: based url's are seekable. Use the CloseStream command whenfinished reading and or writing to a Stream returned by OpenFile.

Example:

' readfile.bmx

' the following prints the contents of this source file 

file=readfile("readfile.bmx")

if not file runtimeerror "could not open file openfile.bmx"

while not eof(file)
	print readline(file)
wend

closestream file 

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