Defines constants for read, write, or read/write access to a file.
This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.
[System.Flags] [System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComVisible(true)] public enum FileAccess
Read access to the file. Data can be read from the file. Combine with
Read and write access to the file. Data can be written to and read from the file.
Write access to the file. Data can be written to the file. Combine with
FileStream constructor grants read-only access to an existing file (
FileStream^ s2 = gcnew FileStream( name, FileMode::Open, FileAccess::Read, FileShare::Read );
FileStream s2 = new FileStream(name, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.Read);
Dim s2 As New FileStream(name, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.Read)
For an example of creating a file and writing text to a file, see How to: Write Text to a File. For an example of reading text from a file, see How to: Read Text from a File. For an example of reading from and writing to a binary file, see How to: Read and Write to a Newly Created Data File.