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Using FileStreams

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using System;
using System.IO;

namespace Client.Chapter_11___File_and_Streams
  public class UsingFileStreams {
    static void Main(string[] args)
      //Creates a file with read-write access that allows others to read
      FileStream MyFileStream1 = new FileStream(@"c:\Projects\Testing.txt", FileMode.Create);
      FileInfo MyFiles = new FileInfo(@"c:\Projects\Testing.txt");
      FileStream MyFileStream2 = MyFiles.OpenRead();

      //or any of the following
      MyFileStream2 = MyFiles.OpenWrite();
      MyFileStream2 = MyFiles.Open(FileMode.Append, FileAccess.Read, FileShare.None);
      MyFileStream2 = MyFiles.Create();

      //You can read file stream ona pe byte basis or as an array of bytes
      int MyBytes = MyFileStream1.ReadByte();

      int NumberOfBytes = 200;
      byte[] MyByteArray = new Byte[NumberOfBytes];
      int BytesRead = MyFileStream1.Read(MyByteArray, 0, NumberOfBytes);

      //Data can be written to FileStreams as well through bytes or arrays of //bytes
      byte MyWriteByte = 100;


      //or via an array
      int NumberOfBytesToWrite = 256;
      byte[] MyWriteByteArray = new Byte[NumberOfBytesToWrite];

      for (int i = 0; i < 256; i++)
        MyWriteByteArray[i] = (byte)i;

      MyFileStream1.Write(MyWriteByteArray, 0, NumberOfBytesToWrite);



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