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Can I update & append a text file with a single open?

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Hello All,

If memory serves, opening a text file with "r+" allows updates and "a" allows append.  Is there an option that does both, or does "r+" also allow appends if the write is done at the end of the file?

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>>Is there an option that does both, or does "r+" also allow appends if the write is done at the end of
>>the file?

Yes, "r+" does allow appends.
You can call the seek command to move the file position to the end of the file, so you can do an append.
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Great, thanks!
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