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IsolatedStorageFile.OpenFile Method (String, FileMode, FileAccess)

Opens a file in the specified mode with the specified file access.

Namespace:  System.IO.IsolatedStorage
Assembly:  mscorlib (in mscorlib.dll)

'Declaration
Public Function OpenFile ( _
	path As String, _
	mode As FileMode, _
	access As FileAccess _
) As IsolatedStorageFileStream

Parameters

path
Type: System.String
The relative path of the file within the isolated store.
mode
Type: System.IO.FileMode
The mode in which to open the file.
access
Type: System.IO.FileAccess
The type of access to open the file with.

Return Value

Type: System.IO.IsolatedStorage.IsolatedStorageFileStream
A file that is opened in the specified mode and access, and is unshared.

ExceptionCondition
IsolatedStorageException

The isolated store has been removed.

-or-

Isolated storage is disabled.

ArgumentException

path is malformed.

ArgumentNullException

path is Nothing.

DirectoryNotFoundException

The directory in path does not exist.

FileNotFoundException

No file was found and the mode is set to Open .

ObjectDisposedException

The isolated store has been disposed.

The following example opens a file for writing. This example is part of a larger example provided for IsolatedStorageFile class.


' Write to an existing file: MyApp1\SubDir1\MyApp1A.txt

' Determine if the file exists before writing to it.
Dim filePath As String = Path.Combine(subdirectory1, "MyApp1A.txt")

If store.FileExists(filePath) Then
    Try
        Using sw As StreamWriter = _
            New StreamWriter(store.OpenFile(filePath, FileMode.Open, FileAccess.Write))

            sw.WriteLine("To do list:")
            sw.WriteLine("1. Buy supplies.")
        End Using

    Catch ex As IsolatedStorageException
        sb.AppendLine(ex.Message)
    End Try
Else
    sb.AppendLine((filePath + "does not exist"))
End If


Silverlight

Supported in: 5, 4, 3

Silverlight for Windows Phone

Supported in: Windows Phone OS 7.1, Windows Phone OS 7.0

XNA Framework

Supported in: Xbox 360, Windows Phone OS 7.0

For a list of the operating systems and browsers that are supported by Silverlight, see Supported Operating Systems and Browsers.

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