FileWidth Method

FileSystem.FileWidth Method (Int32, Int32)

 

Assigns an output line width to a file opened by using the FileOpen function.

Namespace:   Microsoft.VisualBasic
Assembly:  Microsoft.VisualBasic (in Microsoft.VisualBasic.dll)

public static void FileWidth(
	int FileNumber,
	int RecordWidth
)

Parameters

FileNumber
Type: System.Int32

Required. Any valid file number.

RecordWidth
Type: System.Int32

Required. Numeric expression in the range 0–255, inclusive, which indicates how many characters appear on a line before a new line is started. If RecordWidth equals 0, there is no limit to the length of a line. The default value for RecordWidth is 0.

Exception Condition
IOException

FileNumber does not exist.

IOException

File mode is invalid.

This example uses the FileWidth function to set the output line width for a file.

Dim i As Integer
FileOpen(1, "TESTFILE", OpenMode.Output) ' Open file for output.
FileWidth(1, 5)   ' Set output line width to 5.
For i = 0 To 9   ' Loop 10 times.
    Print(1, Chr(48 + I))   ' Prints five characters per line.
Next
FileClose(1)   ' Close file.

.NET Framework
Available since 1.1
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