opening files

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if (!($f=fopen("welcome.txt","r")))
exit("Unable to open file!");

Can I open a file to read or write or read and write with an error message for a not opened file and without ")))"?

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   "Unable to open file!"

Can I open a file the way I wrote?
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$fp = fopen("welcome.txt,"r") or die("Unable to open file!"); //checks for read access, dies if not able to open
$fp = fopen("welcome.txt,"w+") or die("Unable to open file!"); //checks for read-write access, dies if not able to open

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