Binary File Access
Use binary access when it is important to keep file size small. Because binary access doesn't require fixed-length fields, the type declaration can omit the string length parameters. This enables you to conserve disk space by building variable-length records.
In This Section
- Opening and Closing Files for Binary Access
- Describes how to use the FileOpen and FileClose functions to access a file.
- Reading from and Writing to a File Opened for Binary Access
- Describes how to read from and write to a file using the FilePut, FilePutObject, FileGet and FileGetObject functions.