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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

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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