|Scripting Runtime Library|
Opens a specified file and returns a TextStream object that can be used to read from, write to, or append to the file.
object.OpenTextFile(filename[, iomode[, create[, format]]])
Required. Object is always the name of a FileSystemObject.
Required. String expression that identifies the file to open.
Optional. Can be one of three constants: ForReading, ForWriting, or ForAppending.
Optional. Boolean value that indicates whether a new file can be created if the specified filename doesn't exist. The value is True if a new file is created, False if it isn't created. If omitted, a new file isn't created.
Optional. One of three Tristate values used to indicate the format of the opened file. If omitted, the file is opened as ASCII.
The iomode argument can have any of the following settings:
Open a file for reading only. You can't write to this file.
Open a file for writing.
Open a file and write to the end of the file.
The format argument can have any of the following settings:
Opens the file using the system default.
Opens the file as Unicode.
Opens the file as ASCII.
The following code illustrates the use of the OpenTextFile method to open a file for appending text:
var fs, a, ForAppending; ForAppending = 8; fs = new ActiveXObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject"); a = fs.OpenTextFile("c:\\testfile.txt", ForAppending, false); ... a.Close();
|Visual Basic Script||Copy Code|
Sub OpenTextFileTest Const ForReading = 1, ForWriting = 2, ForAppending = 8 Dim fso, f Set fso = CreateObject("Scripting.FileSystemObject") Set f = fso.OpenTextFile("c:\testfile.txt", ForWriting, True) f.Write "Hello world!" f.Close End Sub