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FileTools[Text][CountFloats] - count the number of floating-point numbers from current file position to the end of the file

Calling Sequence

CountFloats(file)

Parameters

file

-

file descriptor or filename

Description

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The CountFloats(file) command counts the number of floating-point numbers from the current position in file to the end of file.

• 

The CountFloats function returns the number of times ReadNextFloat can be called before the end of the file is reached.

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An error is raised if file is not a valid descriptor or if it is the name of a file that does not exist.

Examples

FileTools[Text]WriteStringfoo,1 2 3 abcd 1234 ege 4 5

24

(1)

FileTools[Text]Closefoo:

FileTools[Text]CountFloatsfoo

6

(2)

FileTools[Remove]foo:

See Also

FileTools[Position], FileTools[Remove], FileTools[Text], FileTools[Text][Close], FileTools[Text][CountCharacters], FileTools[Text][CountIntegers], FileTools[Text][CountLines], FileTools[Text][ReadNextFloat], FileTools[Text][WriteString]


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