write to file command
yvescoppe at skynet.be
Mon Feb 11 17:15:01 EST 2002
in the transcript dictionary, we find :
If the file already exists, the write to file command does not remove
characters from it. For example, if the file is 100 characters long,
and you write a value 60 characters long to the start of the file,
the file now contains the 60 characters of the value, followed by the
last 40 characters of the original file.
So, if I want my text replace the previous one I must write something like
if there is a file filename then
delete file filename
open file filename
write date to fiel filename
close file filename
the 3 first lines make sure there will be none char over from the
previous written data
Is there any other way to write data to a file without having any
chars over from the previous record ?
I only can perform it deleting the previous file ?
Email : yvescoppe at skynet.be
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