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#CREATE( file )

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#CREATE Creates a disk file to receive generated source code.
file A string constant, template symbol, or expression containing a DOS file specification. This may be a fully qualified DOS pathname.

The #CREATE statement creates a disk file to receive the source code generated by #GENERATE. If the file does not exist, it is created. If the file already exists, it is opened and emptied (truncated to zero length). If the file is already open, a source generation error is produced.

The file is automatically selected as the active source output destination. Any file that is created must be closed with a #CLOSE statement.

Example:

#SET(%NewProgramFile,(%Application & '.$$$'))    #!Temp new program filename

#CREATE(%NewProgramFile)                         #!Create new program file

#GENERATE(%Program)                              #!Generate main program header

See Also:     #CLOSE

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