Reading Files

Richard Gaskin ambassador at
Wed Oct 8 23:12:35 EDT 2014

JB wrote:

> What I want to do is read a external drive as binary code
> and not binary data.  I am not concerned about paths it
> is the binary code I want to read.  The size is not an issue.
> If the drive I am reading it to does not have the space then
> I won’t allow it to read the drive as a file.  A example
> would be a 250 MB flash drive with 500 files on it.  I want
> to read the whole 250 MB instead of opening each file and
> reading each file.  I used to do this in hyperCard.

What did that HyperTalk look like?

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