Create Text File using FileSystemObject

Posted on 2003-03-05
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Last Modified: 2006-11-17
Hi All,

In asp I used the following code to create a file.
   dim fso, objFile
   set fso = server.CreateObject("scripting.FileSystemObject")
   set objFile = fso.CreateTextFile("C:\test1.txt", True)
   objFile.writeline "Hello World"
Its not creating the file. Infact the web server is getting hanged when executing the page with the above code. Can any one give me a solution for this.

Thanks in advance.
Question by:ksambaraju
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Accepted Solution

iozturk earned 100 total points
ID: 8070411
Do not forget to close the file. Modify your code as

  dim fso, objFile
  set fso = server.CreateObject("scripting.FileSystemObject")
  set objFile = fso.CreateTextFile("C:\test1.txt", True)
  objFile.writeline "Hello World"

before attempting to run this asp file stop and start iisadmin service from services.

Assisted Solution

zeheb earned 100 total points
ID: 8071524
also you would'nt want to forget to free the "FileSystemObject" object from memory by issue the command:
Set objFile = Nothing
Set fso = Nothing

Expert Comment

ID: 8201758
use this:

dim objfso=server.createobject("Scripting.FileSystemObject")
set objfile=objfso.Opentextfile ("C:\myfile.txt",2,true)
objfile.write "contents of myfile"
set objfile=nothing
set objfso=nothing

the attribute true in opentextfile creates the file if it is absent and 2 opens it for appending. this should solve your problem.

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