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I have created a typed file, but when I try to access the typed file to read from it I get an I/O error 103.  Can someone tell me what I'm doing wrong?
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by:kretzschmar
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hmm,
error 103 -> File not open (guess)
did you open the file with reset or what?

meikl
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DrDelphi earned 50 total points
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Error 103 is a "File not open" ... probably a matter of either forgetting to close it after the last edit or you're not opening it correctly. Try this:

Var MyFile: File of MyType
   thefilename:string;
begin
Try
 TheFilename:='My file name here';
 assignfile(MyFile,thefilename);
if FileExists(thefilename) then
 Reset(Myfile)
Else
  Rewrite(Myfile);

 /// this checks to see if the file exists and opens it accordingly, either as a new file or a file to be edited.


Finally
  Closefile(myfile);
 end;

   
 
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by:brettawv
ID: 2650742
Thanks.
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by:DrDelphi
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My pleasure. <g>
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