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BinaryFile.Close

Closes a file.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
BinaryFile 7.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
MBS( "BinaryFile.Close"; BinaryFileRef )   More

Parameters

Parameter Description Example value
BinaryFileRef The reference number for the open file. $FH

Result

Returns OK or error.

Description

Closes a file.
Releases memory used for the file.

Examples

Create a file and write Hello:

Set Variable [ $fh ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Create"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.txt" ) ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.WriteText"; $fh; "Hello World") ]
Set Variable [ $r ; Value: MBS( "BinaryFile.Close"; $fh) ]

See also

Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 12nd June 2017


BinaryFile.Append   -   BinaryFile.Create

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