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Word BASIC Lof() Function Defined

PSS ID Number: Q50812 Article last modified on 02-17-1993

1.00 1.10 1.10a 2.00 WINDOWS

Summary: The WordBasic Lof() function returns the length of a file in bytes. Note: StreamNumber is actually the file number that was specified during the Open() Statement.


Num = Lof(StreamNumber)


Sub MAIN Open “Foo.Doc” For Input As #4 Print Lof(4) ’Print Length of file ’to the status bar Close #4 End Sub For more information on WordBasic functions, please refer to the “Microsoft Word for Windows Technical Reference.”

Additional reference words: w4wmacro 2.0 2.00