FileSystem.FileWidth(Int32, Int32) Method

Definition

Assigns an output line width to a file opened by using the FileOpen function.

public static void FileWidth (int FileNumber, int RecordWidth);
Parameters
FileNumber
Int32

Required. Any valid file number.

RecordWidth
Int32

Required. Numeric expression in the range 0–255, inclusive, which indicates how many characters appear on a line before a new line is started. If RecordWidth equals 0, there is no limit to the length of a line. The default value for RecordWidth is 0.

Exceptions

File mode is invalid.

Examples

This example uses the FileWidth function to set the output line width for a file.

Dim i As Integer
FileOpen(1, "TESTFILE", OpenMode.Output) ' Open file for output.
FileWidth(1, 5)   ' Set output line width to 5.
For i = 0 To 9   ' Loop 10 times.
    Print(1, Chr(48 + I))   ' Prints five characters per line.
Next
FileClose(1)   ' Close file.

Applies to

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