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VB.NET Language in a Nutshell, Second Edition by Steven Roman PhD, Paul Lomax, Ron Petrusha

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Name

FileWidth Procedure

Class

Microsoft.VisualBasic.FileSystem

Syntax

FileWidth(filenumber, recordwidth)
filenumber (required; Integer)

Any valid file number

recordwidth (required; Numeric)

A number between 0 and 255

Description

Specifies a virtual file width when working with files opened with the FileOpen function

Rules at a Glance

  • recordwidth defines the number of characters that can be placed on a single output line.

  • The default recordwidth of 0 denotes that there is no limit to the number of characters that can be placed on a single output line.

VB.NET/VB 6 Differences

The FileWidth procedure is new to VB.NET.

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