LOF


Returns the length of an open disk file

Syntax:
declare function Lof ( byval filenum as long ) as longint

Usage:
result = Lof( filenum )

Parameters:
filenum
The file number of an open disk file.

Return Value:
The length in bytes of an open disk file.

Description:
Returns the length, in bytes, of a file opened previously with Open using the given filenum.

With Open Com it returns the length of the data pending to be read in the receive buffer.

Examples:
Dim f As Integer
f = FreeFile
Open "file.ext" For Binary As #f
Print LOF(f)
Close #f


Differences from QB:
See also:
Back to File I/O Functions
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