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Opens an existing file for reading.

Component Version macOS Windows Server FileMaker Cloud FileMaker iOS SDK
BinaryFile 7.3 Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

MBS( "BinaryFile.Open"; FilePath )


Parameter Description Example value
FilePath The native file path. Something like "/Users/cs/desktop/test.txt" on Mac and "C:\Programs\Data\test.txt" on Windows. Files without path end in the root directory on Mac. "test.txt"


Returns reference number or error.


Opens an existing file for reading.


Open file:

MBS( "BinaryFile.Open"; "/Users/cs/Desktop/test.txt" )

See also

Created 12nd June 2017, last changed 3th November 2017

BinaryFile.Length   -   BinaryFile.Position

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