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IStorageFile.OpenAsync method

Opens a random-access stream over the file.

Syntax


IAsyncOperation<IRandomAccessStream> OpenAsync(
  FileAccessMode accessMode
)

Parameters

accessMode

Type: FileAccessMode

The type of access to allow.

Return value

Type: IAsyncOperation<IRandomAccessStream>

When this method completes, it returns the random-access stream (type IRandomAccessStream).

Remarks

If you simply want to open a file in your app, see the OpenAsync method of the StorageFile class.

Requirements (Windows 10 device family)

Device family

Universal, introduced version 10.0.10240.0

API contract

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract, introduced version 1.0

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.Foundation.UniversalApiContract.winmd

Requirements (Windows 8.x and Windows Phone 8.x)

Minimum supported client

Windows 8

Minimum supported server

Windows Server 2012

Minimum supported phone

Windows Phone 8

Namespace

Windows.Storage
Windows::Storage [C++]

Metadata

Windows.winmd

See also

IStorageFile
StorageFile.OpenAsync

 

 

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