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.
public enum class FileAccess
[System.Flags] [System.Runtime.InteropServices.ComVisible(true)] [System.Serializable] public enum FileAccess
type FileAccess =
Public Enum FileAccess
|Read Read Read Read||1||
Read access to the file. Data can be read from the file. Combine with
|ReadWrite ReadWrite ReadWrite ReadWrite||3||
Read and write access to the file. Data can be written to and read from the file.
|Write Write Write Write||2||
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.