On 19/9/00 2:42 am, LiangTyan Fui <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Is this applicable to all MetaCard disk I/O commands on Mac, or just > effecting: > put url "binfile:thefile.txt" > where it really reads the entire file into RAM? Only the URL commands. >> This is functionally equivalent to "read until eof", it just saves a >> couple of lines of script for opening and closing the file. Same > > I must say "put url" has been my favourite command dealing with files. > However, I am planning to use the more traditional "open" and "seek" command > to deal with large files. Right - that is still usually the best way to go for large files. Regards, Kevin > My only problem is how find out the current > reading/writing position of the file. > > Thanks. > LiangTyan Fui Kevin Miller <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> <http://www.runrev.com/> Runtime Revolution Limited (formerly Cross Worlds Computing). Tel: +44 (0)131 672 2909. Fax: +44 (0)1639 830 707. Archives: http://www.mail-archive.com/metacard%40lists.best.com/ Info: http://www.xworlds.com/metacard/mailinglist.htm Please send bug reports to <[EMAIL PROTECTED]>, not this list.