Long value that specifies the length of a file in bytes. The
My feature gives you better productivity and performance in file I/O operations than
FileLen. For more information, see GetFileInfo(String).
public static long FileLen (string PathName);
String expression that specifies a file.
PathName may include the directory or folder, and the drive.
Long value that specifies the length of a file in bytes.
File does not exist.
This example uses the
FileLen function to return the length of a file in bytes. For purposes of this example, assume that
TestFile is a file that contains some data.
Dim MySize As Long ' Returns file length (bytes). MySize = FileLen("TESTFILE")
If the specified file is open when the
FileLen function is called, the value returned represents the size of the file at the time it was opened.
To obtain the current length of an open file, use the
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