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Flush

  

flush output for a buffered file

 

Calling Sequence

Parameters

Description

Examples

Calling Sequence

Flush(file, file2, ...)

Parameters

file1, file2, ...

-

one or more names or file descriptors of open files to be flushed

Description

• 

The Flush(file1, file2, ...) command ensures that output, which has been written to the specified files that are assumed to have been opened either implicitly, by Text[Open] or by Binary[Open], is written to disk.

• 

The Flush function does not return anything.

• 

When a file is closed, it is automatically flushed.

Examples

FileTools[Text][Open]testFile:

FileTools[Text][WriteString]testFile,This is a test

15

(1)

ifkerneloptsplatform=windowsthenssystem`type testFile`elsessystem`cat testFile`end if

0,

(2)

FileTools[Flush]testFile

ifkerneloptsplatform=windowsthenssystem`type testFile`elsessystem`cat testFile`end if

0,This is a test

(3)

FileTools[Text][Close]testFile

See Also

file_types

FileTools

FileTools[Binary][Close]

FileTools[Binary][Open]

FileTools[Text][Close]

FileTools[Text][Open]

FileTools[Text][WriteString]

IO_errors

 


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