OPEN - Open New SPFLite Instance and Edit File

Syntax


OPEN

OPENB

OPENV

[ filename ]


Operands


filename

The name of a file to be edited. If a simple filename is entered, it will be looked for in the same directory as the file currently being edited.  Of course, you may type any fully qualified name to edit a file in some other location.  




Description


There are three variations of OPEN -> OPEN, OPENB, and OPENV.   The only difference is the mode the file will be opened in:   EDIT (OPEN), BROWSE (OPENB) or View (OPENV).


Examples

OPEN

Will open a standard Open File dialog for you to choose a file to edit. Once selected, the file will be opened in a new SPFLIte session.


OPENB SOMETEXT.TXT

Will open SOMETEXT.TXT in a new SPFLite session in Browse mode. The file will be searched for in the same directory as the current file being edited.


OPEN C:\AUTOEXEC.BAT

Will open the specific file in a new SPFLIte Edit mode session.  


OPENV C:\SYS.INI

Will Open the SYS.INI file in a new View mode session.


Default Directory


When no operand at all or only a simple unqualified filename is provided for the OPEN command, the default directory used for searching for the file or for the file open dialog's starting directory will be determined as follows:




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