Open Method (String, FileMode, FileAccess)

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Opens a FileStream on the specified path, with the specified mode and access.

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

static member Open : 
        path:string * 
        mode:FileMode * 
        access:FileAccess -> FileStream 

Parameters

path
Type: System..::..String
The file to open.
mode
Type: System.IO..::..FileMode
A FileMode value that specifies whether a file is created if one does not exist, and determines whether the contents of existing files are retained or overwritten.
access
Type: System.IO..::..FileAccess
A FileAccess value that specifies the operations that can be performed on the file.

Return Value

Type: System.IO..::..FileStream
An unshared FileStream that provides access to the specified file, with the specified mode and access.

The path parameter is permitted to specify relative or absolute path information. Relative path information is interpreted as relative to the current working directory. To obtain the current working directory, see GetCurrentDirectory.

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