This enumeration has a FlagsAttribute attribute that allows a bitwise combination of its member values.Namespace: System.IO
Assembly: mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)
'Declaration <SerializableAttribute> _ <FlagsAttribute> _ <ComVisibleAttribute(True)> _ Public Enumeration FileAccess 'Usage Dim instance As FileAccess
/** @attribute SerializableAttribute() */ /** @attribute FlagsAttribute() */ /** @attribute ComVisibleAttribute(true) */ public enum FileAccess
|Read||Read access to the file. Data can be read from the file. Combine with Write for read/write access.|
|ReadWrite||Read and write access to the file. Data can be written to and read from the file.|
|Write||Write access to the file. Data can be written to the file. Combine with Read for read/write access.|
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.
The following FileStream constructor grants read-only access to an existing file (FileAccess.Read).
Windows 98, Windows 2000 SP4, Windows CE, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Mobile for Pocket PC, Windows Mobile for Smartphone, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition
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