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Problem using the read() command

by Jon Grosse, December 10, 2007 04:28

I cannot read anything into my vTextline variable, I am able to write to the file ok. There are no errors but the variable is empty. I could not find a $read example in the manual, so I may have got the statement wrong.

    OPEN log, "C:\testfile.txt" APPEND;
    WRITE log, "$date_short$ $time24_hms$ Record $key$ updated.\n";
    CLOSE log;

OPEN myfile, "C:\testfile.txt" READ; set vTextline=$read(myfile); CLOSE myfile; %> contents of file:$vTextline$

The above line displays as:- contents of file:


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