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Posted on 1999-01-08
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How can I open a typed file on a read-only drive and read it ? (I tried with the assignfile-reset methods but an error like "file access refused" happens, even if I only want to read it.) HELP!!
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by:Madshi
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Hmm. You could use
  "TFileStream.Create('file.ext',fmOpenRead or fmShareDenyNone)"
However, you said "typed file", so I don't know if this helps...

Regards, Madshi.
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rwilson032697 earned 50 total points
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Set Filemode to fmOpenRead before calling ResetFile. Remember to set it back again once you are finished.

CHeers,

Raymond.
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by:logosapience
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thanx very much
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