Difference between revisions of "RANDOM"

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'''RANDOM''' is used in an [[OPEN]] statement to read([[GET]]) or write([[PUT]]) the file. It creates the file if none exists.
 
'''RANDOM''' is used in an [[OPEN]] statement to read([[GET]]) or write([[PUT]]) the file. It creates the file if none exists.
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''Example:'' OPEN FileName$ FOR RANDOM AS #1 LEN = 456
 
''Example:'' OPEN FileName$ FOR RANDOM AS #1 LEN = 456
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Random files can store records holding various variable types using a [[TYPE]] definition or a [[FIELD]] statement. For example a contact book format with each record holding a person's information.
 
Random files can store records holding various variable types using a [[TYPE]] definition or a [[FIELD]] statement. For example a contact book format with each record holding a person's information.

Revision as of 07:59, 28 August 2009

RANDOM is used in an OPEN statement to read(GET) or write(PUT) the file. It creates the file if none exists.


Example: OPEN FileName$ FOR RANDOM AS #1 LEN = 456


Random files can store records holding various variable types using a TYPE definition or a FIELD statement. For example a contact book format with each record holding a person's information.