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accessing_20files_20with_20no_20extension [2018/04/17 14:57] (current)
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 //by Jon Ripley, May 2006//\\ \\  When using **OPENIN**, **OPENUP** and **OPENOUT** to create or access files that do not have a file extension the default action of BBC BASIC is to append a //.bbc// file extension. To create or access files with no file extension you must add a full stop to the file name.\\ \\  To **OPENIN**, **OPENUP** or **OPENOUT** a file called **MyFile** use:​\\ ​ //by Jon Ripley, May 2006//\\ \\  When using **OPENIN**, **OPENUP** and **OPENOUT** to create or access files that do not have a file extension the default action of BBC BASIC is to append a //.bbc// file extension. To create or access files with no file extension you must add a full stop to the file name.\\ \\  To **OPENIN**, **OPENUP** or **OPENOUT** a file called **MyFile** use:​\\ ​
 +<code bb4w>
         hfile% = OPENIN "​MyFile."​         hfile% = OPENIN "​MyFile."​
         hfile% = OPENOUT "​MyFile."​         hfile% = OPENOUT "​MyFile."​
         hfile% = OPENUP "​MyFile."​         hfile% = OPENUP "​MyFile."​
 +</​code>​
 The same applies when accessing files with no extension using a //​**star**//​ command or **OSCLI**:​\\ \\  The same applies when accessing files with no extension using a //​**star**//​ command or **OSCLI**:​\\ \\ 
 +<code bb4w>
         *DISPLAY MyFile.         *DISPLAY MyFile.
         *COPY MyOldFile. MyNewFile.         *COPY MyOldFile. MyNewFile.
 +</​code>​
 The default file extensions appended by the //​**star**//​ commands or **OSCLI** when none is supplied are as follows:\\ \\  The default file extensions appended by the //​**star**//​ commands or **OSCLI** when none is supplied are as follows:\\ \\ 
  
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