File - read from EOF

JB sundown at pacifier.com
Sun May 28 15:04:56 EDT 2017


That did not work for me.  When I read the data is
put into it so I was putting empty into it after the
read to make sure it was clear.

I tried not putting empty into it and used,
repeat until it = empty

but apparently it never became empty.

JB



> On May 28, 2017, at 10:37 AM, hh via use-livecode <use-livecode at lists.runrev.com> wrote:
> 
>> JB wrote:
>> ... I want to read in sections from the EOF and
>> stop at the beginning of the file instead reading
>> from the start to EOF.
>> 
>> I have no problems opening, reading and
>> closing files or reading in sections.
>> 
>> Does anyone know the easiest way to determine
>> when I reach the start of the file similar to
>> using EOF to stop reading at the end of the file?
> 
> As you know how to read in sections:
> Simply read one section after the next one until
> it is empty.
> 
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