hi, im trying to read a contents of a file (from a class), store it in a variable/object and pass it to another class and that other class will write it to a file. now im stuck at reading the contents of the file and passing it to another class, ive tried using byte as the datatype (i think thats the problem), but it doesnt work. what other datatypes can i use? assuming that the file could be anything (.jpg, .mp3, .zip, etc, etc). what other datatype can i use and how to use them to read/write?